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CFTRI seeks tie-up to popularise its anti-obesity edible oil

The only anti-obesity edible oil (Diacylglycerol Oil) in the globe, developed by the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, a constituent of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is waiting for commercial tie-up to market the product.

It was launched a few days ago, but the CFTRI could market it in a small way and is looking for tie-up to popularise the product. The oil produced from natural sunflower oil is enriched with ‘diglycerides’ (DAG) instead of obese-causing ‘triglycerides’ (TAG). The oil contains antioxidant and Polyunsaturated fats (PUFA), which helps in maintaining a healthy body weight. It provides energy and does not store as fat. The oil was tested among foreign population, said CFTRI Director Ram Rajasekharan. ..

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/521221/cftri-seeks-tie-up-popularise.html

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Written by csirindia

January 5, 2016 at 9:48 am

Posted in CFTRI, Uncategorized

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