4 02, 2021


Tocopherols Also known as α, β, γ, ẟ tocopherols or vitamin E What are Tocopherols? Tocopherols are natural antioxidants whose main function is to stop or delay primary oxidation. Primary oxidation involves the formation of hydroperoxides (ROOH). Tocopherols stop or delay oxidation chain reactions by removing or scavenging free radicals.1,2 Along with [...]

9 06, 2015


Antioxidants What are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are food additives used to slow lipid oxidation and other deleterious reactions. As a result, they help preserve food quality and shelf life. There are two categories: Natural: found in cereals, fruits, vegetables and nuts. They range from  phytochemicals (ferulic acid, gallic acid, flavonoids, catechins, carotenoids) to [...]


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