National Diabetes Obesity & Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC), Diabetes Foundation (India) & Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology, under the guidance of Dr (Prof) Anoop Misra released the findings of a study on Oils, Metabolic Diseases & Liver at a press conference on 11 January 2012 at India Habitat Centre.
This study is a first-of-its-kind clinical study to test the benefits, if any, of the use of Olive and Canola Oils amongst Indians. Trial partners included Dept. of Cardiology, Command Hospital, Bangalore, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi, Dept of Food & Nutrition, Govt MH College of Home Science & Science for Women, Jabalpur, and Dept. of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The study was funded by Dalmia Continental and the lunch that followed was sponsored by Leonardo Olive Oil & Hudson Canola Oil.