Trans Fats by 13C NMR

The same trans fat analysis can be performed by 13C NMR. The arrows on the stacked plot indicate the regions of the spectrum tat correlate to trans fat carbon chemistry.

Trans Fat Analysis by 300 MHz 1H NMR

This topic has become pertinent again with the interest of FDA in trans-fat content in processed foods - more information here.Back in 2006 we performed a cursory analysis of trans fat reference materials that we purchased from AOCS. We performed…