POS explores one of the wonders of the Mediterranean diet.

Posted on Jan 13, 2015

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POS Analytical Services can now offer quantitative analysis of both squalene and squalane, a natural compound that’s recently been noted as a key ingredient in the Mediterranean diet for protecting people against cancer.

It’s obtained primarily through shark liver oil, vegetable oils, amaranth seed, rice bran, wheat germ and olives.

It’s a natural part of the synthesis of all plant and animal sterols- cholesterol, steroid hormone and vitamin D.

Squalene/squalane is most commonly used in cosmetics as an emollient and it’s gaining in popularity as a drug carrier in vaccines.

The cost to analyse is $220 (CDN). 1g sample is required.

Contact analytical_services@pos.ca to submit your sample