butterfat

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butterfat

[′bəd·ər‚fat]
(food engineering)
A mixture of glycerides derived from fatty acids; the natural fat of milk and butter.
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Rico et al [36] compared supplementing C16:0 and C18 in lactating cow diets (2% of DM), and found that there were no differences between C16:0 and C18:0 on DMI and milk yield, but C16:0 was more effective than C18:0 in improving milk fat and yield.
5%) did not have any significant effect on fatty acid composition, triglyceride profile, milk composition and physicochemical characteristics of milk fat.
Fatty acid profile and physical properties of milk fat from cows fed calcium salts of fatty acids with varying un-saturation.
On the other hand, the growing popularity of non-dairy spreads such as margarine is adversely affecting the growth of the global milk fat and oil market.
The main objective of presented paper was to perform Raman spectroscopy for milk fat measuring and to study the essential features as method sensitivity and accuracy in comparison to conventional laboratory techniques.
Evershed's group tested 50 fragments from 34 sieves for milk fat residue.
One of the studies recently completed was a controlled clinical trial on InFat, a beta-palmitate ingredient that successfully mimics the fat composition and properties of human milk fat.
The USA's AOAC International and several national food authorities, such as those in Germany and Switzerland, have laid down detailed quality related criteria for chocolate regarding the content of cocoa solids, milk solids and milk fat.
The use of rumen-protected fat in dairy cows' diets increases milk fat production although the milk fitt content also depends on the dilution effect caused by the possible increase in milk production.
The topics include blends of milk fat and sunflower oil as trans fat replacers, probiotics in maternal and early infant nutrition, lactoferrin as an added-value whey component and a healthy additive in nutraceutical drinks, and beneficial effects of human milk and prebiotic-like fermented infant formulas on the intestinal microflora and immune system.