Oil & Fat News April 2004

The South Beach Diet Fats and oils have been the villain in terms of poor dietary practice for over 30 years.  Now a new look by a cardiologist, Dr  Agatston,  proposes a pragmatic, logical and common-sense approach to losing weight on a sensible dietary regime. The new villain on the block is dietary carbohydrate.  Not just sucrose but fructose, glucose and simple starches. These compounds have a profound effect on insulin production which stimulates appetite and encourages one to consume more sugar. The book is…

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Oil & Fat News January 2004

Pacific Lipids 2003 (See separate synopsis of papers presented at the conference – MEMBERS ONLY). Niels Krog Obituary Niels Krog is internationally renowned as the scientist who characterized, analysed and identified the key properties of fat based emulsifiers. Niels Krog passed away 5 October 2003 at the age of 74 years  – after more than 43 years of service to Danisco. Niels Krog was an  MSc in Dairy Science and Technology and joined Grindsted (now Danisco) on 1 January 1960. . Niels  was  an important…

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