Scientific articles related to the Norwegian Food Composition table

Unexpected sources of vitamin C

Published in Journal of Food Chemistry 113:832-4, 2008.
By analysing several kinds of sausages, a considerable amount of vitamin C was detected. This is explained by addition of vitamin C as an antioxidant by the producers. The article describes the sampling and the analyses. (Download “Unexpected sources of vitamin C” (article) at the bottom of this section).

Unexpected Sources of Vitamin C (2007)

Sampling of Potatoes to Determine Representative Values for Nutrient Content in a National Food Composition Table

Published in Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 13:369-77, 2000.
The article gives a detailed description of the sampling plan, how the content of vitamin C was analysed and the work with the results until the published values in the Food Composition table. (Download «Sampling of Potatoes to determine representative values for nutrient content in a national food composition table» (article) at the bottom of this section).

Sampling of Potatoes to Determine Representative Values for Nutrient Content in a National Food Composition Table (2000)