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Ana Josymara Lira SILVA ; Silmara Azevedo LOPES ; Renata Chastinet BRAGA ; Antonio Belfort Dantas CAVALCANTE ; Júlio Otávio Portela PEREIRA ;Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos 2017, 37 1

Author: Antonia Ariana Camelo PASSOS

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Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos ISSN: 0101-2061 revista@sbcta.org.br Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos Brasil Camelo PASSOS, Antonia Ariana; Lira SILVA, Ana Josymara; Azevedo LOPES, Silmara; Chastinet BRAGA, Renata; Belfort Dantas CAVALCANTE, Antonio; Portela PEREIRA, Júlio Otávio Physicochemical characterization and label comparison among diet yogurts sold in the city of Limoeiro do Norte – CE Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos, vol.
37, núm.
1, enero-marzo, 2017, pp.
131-134 Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos Campinas, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=395949992021 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative a Food Science and Technology ISSN 0101-2061 DDOI: http:--dx.doi.org-10.1590-1678-457X.08916 Physicochemical characterization and label comparison among diet yogurts sold in the city of Limoeiro do Norte – CE Antonia Ariana Camelo PASSOS1*, Ana Josymara Lira SILVA1, Silmara Azevedo LOPES1, Renata Chastinet BRAGA1, Antonio Belfort Dantas CAVALCANTE1, Júlio Otávio Portela PEREIRA2 Abstract This work aimed at analyzing labels (based on the current legislation) and confirm the nutritional information given on the label of five brands of diet yogurt.
The physicochemical analyses carried out were: moisture, minerals, proteins, lipids, reducing carbohydrates in lactose, non-reducing carbohydrates in sucrose, total carbohydrates, acidity and pH.
All brands of diet yogurt had mandatory nutritional information on their label.
As for content, only brands B and C are compliant with the current legal demands.
The numbers found in the analyses for protein and carbohydrates were higher than the percentages shown on the labels in all brands.
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