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Determination of Vitamin E in Cereal Products and Biscuits by GC-FID

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General Chemical Lab of Research and Analysis of Lamia, Timfristou 181, 35100 Lamia, Greece
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Chemical Laboratory of Lamia, Karaiskaki 85, 35100 Lamia, Greece
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Artolife-Bionatural SA, ArmaThivon, 32200 Thiva, Greece
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Food Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 15771 Athens, Greece
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Received: 13 September 2017 / Revised: 13 December 2017 / Accepted: 14 December 2017 / Published: 1 January 2018
A rapid, precise and accurate method for the determination of vitamin E (α-tocopherol) in cereal products and biscuits has been developed. The uncertainty was calculated for the first time, and the methods were performed for different cereal products and biscuits, characterized as “superfoods”. The limits of detection and quantification were calculated. The accuracy and precision were estimated using the certified reference material FAPAS T10112QC, and the determined values were in good accordance with the certified values. The health claims according to the daily reference values for vitamin E were calculated, and the results proved that the majority of the samples examined showed a percentage daily value higher than 15%. View Full-Text
Keywords: vitamin E; GC-FID; uncertainty; cereal products; reference daily value; health claim vitamin E; GC-FID; uncertainty; cereal products; reference daily value; health claim
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Pasias, I.N.; Kiriakou, I.K.; Papakonstantinou, L.; Proestos, C. Determination of Vitamin E in Cereal Products and Biscuits by GC-FID. Foods 2018, 7, 3.

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Pasias IN, Kiriakou IK, Papakonstantinou L, Proestos C. Determination of Vitamin E in Cereal Products and Biscuits by GC-FID. Foods. 2018; 7(1):3.

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Pasias, Ioannis N.; Kiriakou, Ioannis K.; Papakonstantinou, Lila; Proestos, Charalampos. 2018. "Determination of Vitamin E in Cereal Products and Biscuits by GC-FID" Foods 7, no. 1: 3.

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