E440 - Pectin

Published on: 17/12/2020 | Last Updated: 04/07/2021
E440 - Pectin

Characteristics: Pectin is a stabilizer that preserves the viscosity and consistency of food. It is obtained from citrus fruits, apples, beets. It has moisture-retaining properties, ge

Characteristic

Pectin is a stabilizer that preserves the viscosity and consistency of food. It is obtained from citrus fruits, apples, beets. It has the properties of a moisture-retaining agent, a gelling agent and a thickener. Two types of pectins are used: soluble and insoluble. Soluble ones are found in plant sap and insoluble ones are found in cellulose. As the fruit ripens, during storage, insoluble pectin has the ability to become soluble.

Use

Pectin is an award-winning and popular supplement. It is approved for use in all countries around the world. It is widely used in the food industry and is used in the production of:

  • different types of candies;
  • confectionery and fruit fillings;
  • jelly products;
  • dairy products;
  • ice cream and desserts;
  • cooking fats and oils;
  • mayonnaise, ketchup, sauces;
  • sweet;
  • baby and diet foods;
  • capsules and shells in pharmacology;

Impact on humans

Natural and purified pectin does not lead to the formation of energy reserves, so it is absolutely neutral. The substance and its products are able to remove heavy metal salts from the body. Such metals are: lead, mercury, zinc. The E 440 supplement also helps to remove various toxins, cholesterol, bile acids and many other harmful substances.

Pectin is extremely useful for children, so it is used in the production of food for them and in dietary products, it is approved by many experts.

Despite the many beneficial properties, care should be taken with the use of foods containing the substance, because allergic reactions may occur. The supplement is highly recommended for people who have problems with metabolic processes in the body.

The daily intake of E 440 should not exceed 50 mg. 


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