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Process contaminants in vegetable oils part 2

Process contaminants in vegetable oils Resistant starch (RS) is a form of starch that cannot be digested in the small…

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Process contaminants in vegetable oils part 1

Process contaminants in vegetable oils EFSA safety assessment on process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods In May 2016, the…

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Fat in the diet

Fat in the diet Based on advice from advisory committees, the Department of Health has for sometime recommended that average…

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fat and nutrition

Structure of fat The building blocks of fat (lipid) are fatty acids and glycerol (Figure 1). Fatty acids found in…

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Probiotics and health

Probiotics and health Probiotics comprise a large number of different strains of bacteria and other microorganisms, such as yeasts. When…

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Folate folic acid

The term folate describes a group of derivatives of pteryl glutamic acid. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate.…

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Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin

Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) Vitamin B12 serves as a cofactor for enzymes involved in the normal function of the nervous system, the formation…

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Vitamin e

Vitamin E is a group of eight lipid-soluble compounds synthesised by plants, tocopherols and tocotrienols. Alpha-tocopherol accounts for 90% of…

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vitamin a

vitamin a Vitamin A can be obtained in two forms: preformed retinol (retinyl esters) found in animal derived foods •…

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Nutrition and vitamins

What are vitamins? Vitamins are molecules required by the body in small amounts for a variety of essential processes in…

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