Challenges in Bound Water Measurement
Water measurement let alone bound water in food materials is a challenging task due to its diverse composition and structural matrix. Complex interactions between water and other components of food materials hinders the tracing of bound water. Moreover, all of the bound water measurement techniques follows certain set of assumptions. These assumptions result in inaccuracy to some extent. In this chapter, common challenges in overall water content measurement. Following this, specific challenges associated with individual techniques of bound water measurement has been discussed in details.
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