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What is Tripotassium Phosphate E340(iii)? Uses, Safe, Side Effects

Tripotassium phosphate E340, a food additive belonging to polyphosphate category is commonly used in bakery products. It helps to improve shelf life and increase eating quality of the product. Tripotassium phosphate E340 also manufacturers yeast fermentation and improve texture of food by making it less tough. It is particularly effective against caking tendency when its …

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What-is-Monosodium-Glutamate-(E621)

What is Monosodium Glutamate (E621) in Food? Uses, Safe, Side Effects

Monosodium glutamate (monosodium L-glutamate or monosodium glutamate) is found naturally in tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms, and other foods. Monosodium glutamate is about 78 percent monosodium and 21 percent glutamate. The addition of it to food is through food processing. It is approved for use as a flavoring by the FDA and is Generally Recognized As Safe …

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What is Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (E340i)? Uses, Safe, Side Effects

Potassium dihydrogen phosphate (E340i), also known as disodium acid pyrophosphate and sodium acid pyrophosphate, is used in food to standardize pH levels in sodium-containing products and to regulate acidity in some bakery mixes. This food additive is also used to stabilize rice bran oil, which can become rancid when exposed to air for an extended …

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What-is-Potassium-Gluconate-(E577)

What is Potassium Gluconate (E577) in Supplements? Uses, Safe, Side Effects

What is Potassium Gluconate (E577) in supplements? Uses, Safe, Side Effects Potassium gluconate, the potassium salt of gluconic acid, is a multi-functional ingredient that can be used as an acidity regulator and a chelating agent in food with the European food additive number E577. Together with potassium citrate and potassium chloride, this ingredient is commonly …

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potassium-benzoate

What is Potassium Benzoate (E212)? Uses, Safety, Side Effects

Potassium benzoate(E212), a chemical compound that is the potassium salt of benzoic acid, is primarily used as a food preservative. It prevents bacteria from growing in foods and drinks, such as sodas and salad dressings, as well as medicines and cosmetics like lotions and deodorants, according to Drugs.com.  This type of preservative also plays a …

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What is potassium metabisulfite

What is Potassium Metabisulfite (E224)? Uses, Safety, Side Effects

Potassium Metabisulfite (E224) is a chemical preservation agent used to treat grape products, and in the production of beer and wine. The substance helps preserve wine’s color, clarity, taste, and smell by maturing it. Moreover, it has the ability to preserve fruits and vegetables by removing their destructive toxins. Therefore, when used in combination with …

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