Rafael Codony

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A factorial design was used to study the effect of changes in broiler feed on the composition and consumer acceptability of chicken meat. One week before slaughter, 1.25% dietary fish oil was removed from the feed and replaced by other fat sources (animal fat or linseed oil) or we continued with fish oil, and diets were supplemented with Zn (0, 300, or 600(More)
One hundred ninety-two female broiler chickens were randomly distributed into 16 experimental treatments as a result of the combination of 4 levels of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) (15, 34, 45, and 61 g/kg) and 4 levels of supplementation with alphatocopheryl acetate (alpha-TA) (0, 100, 200, and 400 mg/kg), to determine the modification of the(More)
A factorial design was used to study the effect of dietary fish oil (1.25% and 2.5%), all-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate (70 and 140 mg/kg), and Zn supplementation (0 and 200 mg/kg) on the composition and consumer acceptability of chicken meat stored at -20 degrees C for 5 mo. Supplementation of the diet with all-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate increased the(More)
This study evaluates the effects of replacing beef tallow added to rabbit feeds (3% w/w) by different doses (0%, 1.5% and 3% w/w) of n-6- or n-3-rich vegetable fat sources (sunflower and linseed oil, respectively) and alpha-tocopheryl acetate supplementation (0 and 100 mg/kg) on the fatty acid composition, alpha-tocopherol content, and oxidation levels(More)
A ferrous oxidation-xylenol orange (FOX) method was adapted to measure lipid hydroperoxides (LHP) in raw and cooked dark chicken meat. Its applicability was evaluated using samples with different alpha-tocopherol contents or unsaturation degrees (both modulated by dietary supplementation). The FOX assay can work as an induced method because there is some(More)
The C18 fatty acid fraction of 38 samples of mature human milk from Spanish women was analyzed using capillary gas chromatography. The average content of trans fatty acids found in these samples represented 0.95% of total fatty acids. This value is lower than the percentage found in human milk from other developed countries in which the consumption of(More)
Several variables (kind of filter paper, amount of sample, antioxidant addition, stability of the spectrophotometric measurement, and handling and storage of samples) were found to influence 2-thiobarbituric acid (TBA) values in dark chicken meat when an acid aqueous extraction method with derivative spectrophotometry was used. Filter papers with larger(More)
We used factorial design to ascertain the influence of dietary fat source (linseed, sunflower and oxidized sunflower oils, and beef tallow) and the dietary supplementation with alpha-tocopheryl acetate (alpha-TA) (225 mg/kg of feed) and ascorbic acid (AA) (110 mg/kg) on dark chicken meat oxidation (lipid hydroperoxide and TBA values and cholesterol(More)
A factorial design was used to study the effects of dietary fat sources (beef tallow, fresh and oxidized sunflower oils, and linseed oil), alpha-tocopheryl acetate (0 and 225 mg/kg), and ascorbic acid (0 and 110 mg/ kg) supplementation on fatty acid composition, as well as on fat and alpha-tocopherol content in vacuum-packed raw and cooked meat stored at(More)
The objective of the present study was to evaluate the pattern of accumulation of alpha-tocopherol (alpha-Toc) in egg as a response to dietary supplementation with 200 mg/kg diet of alpha-tocopheryl acetate (alpha-TA) and whether the inclusion of dietary oils with different fatty acid (FA) composition affected this parameter. Forty hens were randomly(More)