Tag Archives: phospholipids


Oils and Fats News April 2012

Phosphatidylserine A recent visitor to New Zealand, a scientist from Israel, informed us of developments with phosphatidylserine which is a phospholipid found in soybean, egg and buttermilk. Whilst phosphatidylcholine has been well researched since it is a key component of lecithin, its sister molecule has not. Researchers have now found that phosphatidylserine has significant effects on preventing cognitive decline. The Enzymotec product is non-GMO and is derived from vegan sources with a recommended daily dose of 100 mg. This reviewer because of advancing age is…

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Oils and Fats News August 2011

AGM and the New Committee A convivial, yet somewhat formal annual dinner was held at the Northern Club. After generous servings of wine the AGM voted in the existing Chairman and committee for another year.  We welcome Anny Dentener as a new committee member. Note our new website address: www.oilsfats.org The New Australian Standard for Olive Oil Publication Number            :            AS 5264-2011 Title:                                        Olive Oils and Olive-Pomace Oils Publishing Date:               20th July 2011 The Australian Olive Association welcomed the standards, with President…

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