Sink or swim: fish oil supplements and human health
Mixed clinical trial results leave researchers divided on the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplements.
TD-NMR and chemometrics for fat analysis in food through packaging
Time-domain nuclear magnetic resonance (TD-NMR) is a promising technique for measuring fat content through packaging.
Critical design phases for upgrading oilseeds facilities
Considering a facility upgrade? Use the step-by-step process outlined in this article to guide you through the five critical design phases.
The flaxseed portfolio of natural health ingredients
Can flaxseed production and consumption be expanded as a source of ?-3 oils? This article looks at the nutraceutical and functional aspects of flaxseed and highlights several commercial products.
Multi-spectral hand-held devices for edible oil and general food inspection
Autonomous, multi-sensory, wireless measurement systems incorporated into kitchen utensils make it possible for ordinary consumers to distinguish a range of ingredients from one another and from adulterated samples.
Learn how seed quality affects the 11 steps used to process canola as well as the final quality of the refined oil and meal pellets.
Pennycress: What's the catch?
Field pennycress has not lived up to its potential, but scientists are using advanced breeding technology to improve the plant's viability as a biofuels feedstock.
Method of producing DHA-rich oil using lipase
Researchers describe how they used lipase produced by Candida rugosa to produce a DHA-rich oil that is lower in saturated fats and cholesterol.
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