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Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

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  • LANXESS introduces Baynox Extra for biodiesel

    LANXESS has added Baynox Extra, a concentrated liquid stabilizer for biodiesel, to its range. The easy-to-meter additive effectively prolongs the shelf life of biodiesel, even when it contains polyunsaturated fatty acids. This combination of the two established antioxidants Baynox and Baynox Plus ha more

  • BASF Vitamin Production Plant Rated "Superior" in AIB Audits

    Last month, the American Institute of Baking (AIB) successfully audited BASF's Calpan plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The auditors, which follow a strict inspection program for food safety, rated BASF's plant with 910 points as "superior". A superior rating is the highest possible classification ran more

  • McGill researchers shed light on formation of carcinogen in processed food products

    Furan, a potentially dangerous chemical, has been found by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in processed foods, especially canned or bottled foods. A new study by McGill researchers Varoujan Yaylayan and Carolina Perez Locas explains the presence of this chemical in a wi more

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Why is Olive Oil Awesome?

Whether you sop it up with bread or use it to boost your cooking, olive oil is awesome. But a lot of chemistry goes on in that bottle that can make or break a product. Take the “extra virgin” standard: Chemistry tells us that a higher free-fatty-acid content leads to a lower grade, less tasty oi ... more

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A Guide to the Different Types of Fat

Fat is an important nutrient in our diets, but there’s a lot of talk of different types of fats, and whether these types are beneficial or harmful to our health. These different fat classifications have their roots in chemistry – and chemistry can also help explain their effects. This graphic takes more

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Polyunsaturated fatty acid

Polyunsaturated fatty acid The polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are fatty acid s which contains more than one double bond . Methylene Interrupted Polyenes These fatty acids have 2 or more cis double bond s which are separated from each ot ... more


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