Soya Lecithin

Soya Lecithin
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Soya Lecithin

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Soya Lecithin





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Light Yellow Powder



Lecithin is also known as lecithol, vitellin, kelecin, and granulestin. Lecithin is a naturally occurring substance found in beef liver, steak, eggs, peanuts, cauliflower, and oranges. Commercial lecithin products usually come from soybeans, egg yolk, or brain tissue.
Lecithin has been used in alternative medicine as an aid to treat high cholesterol, certain liver problems, gallbladder disease, or certain problems in people with mania. Lecithin has also been used to prevent certain complications in in people who are unable to eat and are receiving nutrition through an IV (total parenteral nutrition, or TPN).
Lecithin is often sold as an herbal supplement. There are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for many herbal compounds and some marketed supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.
Concentrated Soya Lecithin is a clear, amber-colored, viscous fluid. It is produced by drying and filtrating of hydrated crude soybean oil gum, which is obtained in the oil-refining process. It consists of natural phospholipid in their original relative proportions and soybean oil. Compared to lecithins from other sources it has a significantly higher level of linolenic acid and lower level of oleic acid.
Concentrated Soya Lecithin is used as an additive for chocolates, baked goods, pastries, confectionary, instant drinks and various other foodstuffs. It has excellent emulsifying, wetting, dispersing, stabilizing and blending properties, as well as being and effective viscosity reducing agent. It also helps to extend shelf life and to increase heat stability.In addition technical applications are in cosmetics, textile and leather chemical, color and paint production, lubricants and magnetic tapes.