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By J. Pokorný, N Yanishlieva, M. Gordon

ISBN-10: 0849312221

ISBN-13: 9780849312229

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ISBN-13: 9781855736160

Antioxidants are more and more vital ingredients in foodstuff processing. Their conventional position is, as their identify indicates, in inhibiting the advance of oxidative rancidity in fat-based meals, rather meat and dairy items and fried meals. besides the fact that, more moderen examine has instructed a brand new position in inhibiting heart problems and melanoma. Antioxidants in nutrients presents a assessment of the sensible function of antioxidants and discusses how they are often successfully exploited by way of the nutrients industry.

Part one of many ebook seems to be at antioxidants and foodstuff balance with chapters at the improvement of oxidative rancidity in meals, equipment for inhibiting oxidation and methods of measuring antioxidant task. half seems at antioxidants and health and wellbeing, together with chapters on antioxidants and heart problems, their antitumour houses and bioavailability. an incredible pattern within the foodstuff undefined, pushed via purchaser issues, has been the shift from using man made to usual parts in nutrients items. half 3 seems to be on the variety of common antioxidants on hand to the foodstuff producer. half 4 of the publication appears at how those common antioxidants will be successfully exploited, overlaying such matters as legislation, coaching, antioxidant processing performance and their use in more than a few foodstuff items from meat and dairy items frying oils and fried items, to fruit and greens and cereal products.

Antioxidants in foodstuff is a vital source for the meals in making the simplest use of those vital additives.

  • Provides a overview of the sensible function of antioxidants
  • Discusses how antioxidants might be successfully exploited via the foodstuff industry

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2 Reactions of chain branching. 3 Formation of hydroperoxides during autoxidation of molecules with one isolated double bond (A) and ‘methylene-interrupted’ double bonds (B). reaction (3)] which means that the concentrations of alkyl radicals L· are very low compared to the concentrations of peroxyl radicals. This reaction (3) is the rate limiting one in the propagation phase. 4), only bis-allylic methylene groups are attacked. 3, B). 4 Structures of unsaturated fatty acid esters. 6 The initially formed hydroperoxides are without smell and taste.

G. 5. 3] The end of the IP is characterised by the transition from a quasistationary state to an autocatalytic oxidation regime. During the IP the inhibitor exhibits its activity. The transition corresponds in practice to the time of inhibitor consumption. 5), and as a result, in the process kinetics. 5), which produce non-radical products, exceed the rates of reactions (-7) and (10), which produce free radicals, resulting in an overall inhibition of lipid oxidation. Lack of hindrance favours reactions (-7) and (10), which produce free radicals thus decreasing the overall antioxidant activity of the phenol.

1 Types of lipid oxidation One of the major concerns in food technology is the autoxidation of lipids which occurs autocatalytically through free-radical intermediates and is generally initiated by trace metals and peroxides present as ubiquitous impurities in food systems. Several factors such as ultraviolet or ionising radiation are known to bring about initiation. Molecular oxygen behaves as a biradical by having two unpaired electrons (·O–O·) in the ground state and is said to be in a triplet state.

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