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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.


Top-grade oil
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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