Thermolabile vitamines?

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Thermolabile vitamines?

Post by HIO4 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:56 pm

Hi guys,
I'm wondering which are the thermolabile vitamins. Searching on the web I found contrasting results: someone says that the vitamin B1 is thermolable, others say that it resists well at high temperatures. The same thing happens with the vitamin B5.. who says the truth? :?

I hope you can help me :) and if there is already a similar question.. I apologize in advance :wink:

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Post by boron » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:19 pm

The most thermolabile is folate (vitamin B9), followed by vitamin B1 (thiamin), B6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin C. But most vitamins are thermolabile to some extent
http://nutritiondata.self.com/topics/processing

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Re: Thermolabile vitamines?

Post by HIO4 » Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:27 am

Thanks so much.
It is not very clear on terms "thermolable" and "thermostable" while reading a biology book, however it is logic that they are likely all thermolable on some extent.

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Post by boron » Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:36 pm

I assume if only 25% of a vitamin is destroyed it can be called thermostable.

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