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A study on the values computed by dieticians and chemical analysis of fats, cholesterol, and P/S ratio in food.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8184406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dieticians computed the fat and cholesterol contents of 11 foods that were commercially produced as ready-to-eat food from food component lists and obtained the P/S ratio (polysaturated/saturated fatty acids) from the fatty acid component list. Meanwhile the same foods were diluted and homogenized. The internal standard was combined with hepatadecanoic acid and tricaprin. The samples that had been extracted by the Folch method were analyzed for their lipid content (GC analysis using a HS-SS-10 columns for fatty acids and an OV-1 column for lipid and cholesterol). A significant positive correlation was noted between the results of dieticians' analysis and those obtained from a gas chromatographic analysis of lipid and cholesterol contents and the P/S ratio, proving that lipid analysis of food by dieticians is highly reliable. Therefore for diseases (such as hyperlipemia, arteriosclerosis, obesity, diabetes mellitus, fatty liver, and pancreatitis) in which dietary factors have a significant effect on their clinical course, dietary instructions on dietary fats based on an analysis by dieticians are considered to be effective.
T Nakamura; K Takebe; K Kudoh; N Yamada; A Terada; M Ishii; Y Arai; K Imamura; K Machida; H Kikuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine     Volume:  171     ISSN:  0040-8727     ISO Abbreviation:  Tohoku J. Exp. Med.     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-14     Completed Date:  1994-06-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417355     Medline TA:  Tohoku J Exp Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cholesterol / analysis*
Chromatography, Gas
Fats / analysis*
Fatty Acids / analysis*
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated / analysis*
Food Analysis*
Food, Formulated
Nutritive Value
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fats; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Fatty Acids, Unsaturated; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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