Biomedical Papers, 2002 (vol. 146), issue 2

Biomed. Papers 146(2), 3-10 (2002) | 10.5507/bp.2002.001

Vegetable lipids as components of functional foods.

Milan Stuchlík, Stanislav ®ák
Research., Development and Clinical Department, IVAX-CR a. s.,Ostravská 29, 74770 Opava 9, Czech Republic,

Nutritionally beneficial compounds naturally present in vegetable lipids will be subject of this minireview. Thisarticle will discuss lipidic compounds from less known vegetable sources and potential advantages of its incorporationinto human diet as a functional ingredient.

Keywords: Lipids, Vegetable oils, Fatty acids, Fatty alcohols, Isoprenoids, Phytosterols, Tocopherols, Tocotrienols, Policosanols

Received: September 19, 2002


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