The Evaluation of Titrimetric Method for Determination of Fats in Foodstuffs

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O. Hegedűsa,b, D. Čepelováb, and A. Hegedűsovác

a Department of Public Health, Institute the Physiotherapy, Balneology and Therapeutic Rehabilitation University of SS. Cyril and Methodius Trnava, b Department of Laboratories, Regional Authority of Public Health, Nitra, c Department of Vegetables-Production, Horticulture and Landscape Engineering Faculty, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovak Republic

Keywords: foodstuff, fat, Soxhlet method, titrimetric method, statistical


A titrimetric method of determination of free and fixed fats in foodstufs after their saponification was compared with a standard extraction method. Both the methods gave the same results in a wide concentration range. The former was less time-consuming and less expensive.


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