Chapter 10. Plant and Plant-Derived Lipids

  1. Dr Gail Goldberg
  1. Professor Klaus Wahle,
  2. Dr David Lindsay and
  3. Dr Louise Bourne

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch10

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Wahle, K., Lindsay, D. and Bourne, L. (2003) Plant and Plant-Derived Lipids, in Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force (ed G. Goldberg), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059621

Online ISBN: 9780470774465

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Keywords:

  • plant lipids;
  • oils;
  • fatty acids;
  • carbon atoms;
  • methyl

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure and function of lipids

  • Classification of fatty acids

  • Fatty acids and health

  • Monounsaturated fatty acids

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids

  • Conjugated linoleic acid and its isomers

  • Sphingolipids

  • Plant sterols and stanols

  • Research recommendations

  • Key points