Tag Archives: tocopherol


Oils and Fats News August 2012

Group news At the recent merry AGM, the chairman, secretary and treasurer were re-elected along with the current committee for another year.  Mr.Bernie Radford was appointed as the group’s auditor. Plans for the Oils and Fats Technology Update and Teach-In at Massey University, Albany Campus have now been finalised for August 29th.  The registration forms can be found on the website. www.oilsfats.org.nz Fish Oil Takes Down Lipids in Diabetics Diabetics with mixed dyslipidemia who were on statins and treated with a novel omega-3 fatty acid…

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Oils & Fats News January 2006

Correspondence on Rice Bran Oil We received interested feedback from Dr Peter Barnes, editor of Lipid Technology, who wrote “The table in the article quotes about 10mg/100g for alpha tocophero in the samples of rice bran oil on the NZ supermarket shelvesl. In an early issue of Lipid Technology (July 1990, Vol 2, No 3, Pages 72-76) Bob Sayers and Robin Saunders quoted 0.02% total tocopherols for refined rice bran oil (20mg/100g).  On the other hand, cereal bran is usually rich in tocotrienols rather than…

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