Improving the oxidative stability of breadsticks with ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) and ginseng (Panax ginseng) dried extracts




Antioxidant, Breadstick, Ginkgo, Ginseng, Oxidative stability, Shelf-life


Recently, there has been a growing interest in the use of natural antioxidants instead of synthetic ones. The aim of this work was to determine the effect of ginkgo and ginseng dried extracts as natural antioxidants on the stability of lipids in breadsticks over 55 days of storage at room temperature compared to butylated hydroxytoluene. Ginkgo and ginseng dried extracts were incorporated individually into breadstick formulae at levels of 0.5 and 1% to enhance its oxidative stability in storage. The increases in peroxide, p-anisidine and Totox values in the oil phase of the samples during storage were monitored. The changes in hydroperoxide, trans fatty acid and aldehyde contents were investigated by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. The sensory analysis was performed to evaluate the perceptible changes occurring during storage. The results indicated that the oxidation of oil in breadstick samples can be retarded by enriching the breadstick formula with dried ginseng extract at a 1% level.


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Hammad K, Morsy N, Abd El-Salam E. Improving the oxidative stability of breadsticks with ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) and ginseng (Panax ginseng) dried extracts. Grasas aceites [Internet]. 2021Sep.17 [cited 2024Apr.21];72(3):e424. Available from: