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Monk Fruit Extract, CAS# 88901-36-4, is a Plant extracts manufactured through plant extraction, available as Yellow to white powder. Monk Fruit Extract is widely used as nutrition supplements. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. Possible Side Effects Monk Fruit Extract is generally consider safe. GRAS Affirmation: Generally
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Sugar ester also called Sucrose fatty acid esters. Sugar Esters offer a full range of HLB values from 1 to 16, and in use all grades display exceptionally good surfactant functionality. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Sugar Esters? Sugar Esters are mainly the mixture of monoester,
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Nicotinic Acid also known as Niacin or Vitamin B3, is a white crystalline powder. This product is used as a nutrient supplement for functional foods. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Nicotinic acid? Nicotinic acid, is a water soluble vitamin. Niacin (Nicotinic Acid)
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Textured Soy Protein (TSP) is a food product that is usually used as a meat substitute. It is used in in beverages, fast food, bakery food, dietary food, meat products, nutritional food and seasoning products etc. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Textured
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Sodium Citrate E331(i) is used to enhance flavor and maintain stability of active ingredients in dairy products and carbonated drinks. Though Sodium Citrate E331(i) is considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Sodium Citrate E331(i)? Sodium Citrate E331(i) is a white granular crystal or a crystalline
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18 Jul / 2015

Vanillin Side Effects

Vanillin can be used in food and beverage applications as a flavoring agent. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Vanillin? Vanillin is a phenolic aldehyde, an organic compound with the molecular formula C8H8O3. Vanillin is widely used in making foods, drinks, tobacco, wines,
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18 Jul / 2015

Agar Agar Side Effects

Agar Agar E406 is a milky or yellowish fine powder used as an ingredient in desserts throughout Asia. It is mainly used to make jellies, puddings and custards. Though Agar Agar E406 is considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Agar Agar E406? Agar Agar E406
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18 Jul / 2015

Xanthan Gum Side Effects

Xanthan Gum E415 is a food thickening agent in salad dressings. It appears as a dry fine powder, and is added to a liquid medium to form a gum. It can be used in gluten-free baking and to thicken egg-substitutes. Though Xanthan Gum E415 is considered safe, some are convinced
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Propylene glycol alginate (PGA) E405 is an additive used mainly as a thickening agent in certain types of food. Though Propylene Glycol Alginate E405 is considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Propylene Glycol Alginate E405? Propylene Glycol Alginate E405 is an ester of alginic acid originally
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Monosodium glutamate E621, or MSG, is the salt form of the amino acid glutamate. MSG is added to many foods to enhance flavor. Though Monosodium glutamate E621 is considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Monosodium glutamate E621? Monosodium Glutamate E621 is a white crystalline granular
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Maltodextrin is used as a thickening or filling agent in frozen food, dairy products, confectionery, soft drinks, fast food, and canned food. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Maltodextrin? Maltodextrin is a hydrolysis product between starch and starch sugar. It appears as a white
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18 Jul / 2015

Gelatin Side Effects

Gelatin is mainly used as a gelling agent in candies, marshmallows, gelatin desserts, ice cream, dips and yogurt. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Gelatin? Gelatin is a protein made from animal products. Gelatin is a very commonly used food additive that functions
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Sodium Acetate Anhydrous appears as an odorless white powder, and is used as a flavoring agent imparting a salty or vinegary flavor to potato chips. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Sodium Acetate Anhydrous? Sodium Acetate Anhydrous is the sodium salt of acetic
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Calcium acetate E263 is a calcium salt of acetic acid. It is used n food as used as a chelating agent, suppressing mold agent, stabilizer, buffer, flavoring agent, preservative, curing agent, and nutrition fortifie. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Calcium Acetate E263? Calcium Acetate E263 comes as a hemihydrate in
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Potassium Acetate E261 is a white crystalline powder with a salty taste. It is used as a preservative, acidity regulator, buffer, corrective, and color protector. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. What Is Potassium Acetate E261? Potassium acetate E261 (KCH3COO) is the potassium salt of
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