Results for: Lecithin

What is lecithin?

I don't know what the numbers mean, but I do know that soy lecithin is used as an emulsifier and as a thickener. Soy lecithin is sold in health and natural food stores.

What does lecithin do for you?

It is an emulsifier and a surfactant. An emulsifier makes fat droplets small enough to mix evenly in a water-based solution. A surfactant reduces surface tension. (Lecithin do (MORE)

Is lecithin vegetarian?

Yes. Lecithin is made from soy, as far as I know.. Some lecithin is derived from soy bean oil, and some is derived from animal fat.. Best to go to a natural health/ vegetaria (MORE)

Is lecithin vegan?

Some lecithin is derived from soy bean oil, and some is derived from animal fat. A lot is derived from egg. Best to go to a vegetarian store which stocks soy lecithin.

What is the structure of lecithin?

It is phosphatidyl choline. Structure : 1 .Glycerol 2 .Saturated fatty acid,attached to alpha carbon of glycerol by carboxyl ester bond 3 .Unsaturated fatty acid,att (MORE)

What is density of Lecithin?

I have seen the density of lecithin given from 1.03 to 1.08 grams per cubic centimeter. Since water is 1.0 grams per centimeter, this means that lecithin will slowly sink in w (MORE)
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How is lecithin taken?

Lecithin is derived from soy and is available in capsule, liquid and granule form. Consumers should not use a synthetic form of the supplement (chlorine chloride)