Application Note: Guidebook to proximate analysis
17 October 2019
A method for the quantitative analysis of the different macronutrients in food stuff is called proximate analysis. Nutritional analysis began in 1861 and since then it has have been continuously developed, modified and improved. The analysis uses combination of techniques to determine protein, fat, moisture, ash and carbohydrates that are well documented due to the need for legal declaration requirements.