Formation, Clearance and Mouthfeel Perception of Oral Coatings Formed by Emulsion-Filled Gels: Oral Coatings of Emulsion-Filled Gels

Sara Camacho, Kun Liu, Anoek Van Der Linden, Markus Stieger, Fred Van De Velde

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Abstract

Four emulsion-filled gelatin gels varying in fat content (5 and 15%) and type of emulsifier (whey protein isolate: fat droplets bound to matrix; Tween 20: fat droplets unbound to matrix) were studied. We investigated (1) the formation and clearance dynamics of fat deposition on the tongue using in vivo fluorescence during oral processing; (2) influence of fat droplet characteristics on fat deposition on tongue and fatty mouthfeel; and (3) effect of follow-up consumption (water or gelatin gel) on the removal of fat deposition on the tongue.
We conclude that fat fraction deposited on tongue and fatty perception increased with increasing mastication time, and decreased after expectoration with increasing clearance time. Fat fraction deposited on tongue and fatty perception are higher in gels with unbound droplets compared to bound droplets, as well as in gels with 15% fat compared to 5% fat. Water removed deposited fat from the tongue faster than gelatin gel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-410
JournalJournal of Texture Studies
Volume46
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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