Nutraceuticals

Lipids comprise many of the most nutritionally and commercially important food supplements and nutraceuticals, from omega-3 oils, including omega-3 concentrates and algal oils, to antioxidants. Mylnefield Lipid Analysis offers an unrivaled service to this diverse and growing industry. Our services include:

  • Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLA) analysis

  • Quantification of GLA, EPA, DHA and other omega-3 fatty acids

  • Analysis of β carotene, tocopherols, cholesterol and other sterol content

  • Phospholipid analysis

  • Gross capsule weight / fill weight

  • Stability and storage studies

  • Oxidative stability measurements (anisidine and peroxide values)

  • Oligomers and partial glycerides

Case Studies

In 2009, Mylnefield Lipid Analysis was approached by Natural Nutrition (subsequently EPAX and then Trygg Pharma), to conduct stability testing throughout shelf life analysis for a newly developed compound.