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Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig. 2000;51(4):361-77.

[Fatty acids in confectionery products].

[Article in Polish]

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Samodzielna Pracownia Technologii Zywności i Zywienia, Instytut Zywności i Zywienia 02-903 Warszawa, ul. Powsińska 61/63.


The content of fat and fatty acids in 144 different confectionery products purchased on the market in Warsaw region during 1997-1999 have been investigated. In examined confectionery products considerable variability of both fat and fatty acids content have been found. The content of fat varied from 6.6% (coconut cookies) up to 40% (chocolate wafers). Saturated fatty acids were present in both cis and trans form. Especially trans fatty acids reach (above 50%) were fats extracted from nut wafers, coconuts wafers.

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