Results for: Lecithin

In Vitamins and Supplements

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.
In Food Science

What is lecithin used for?

Answer . Lecithin is an emulsifier that allows fat and water to mix. Typically it is added to foods as a thickening agent.
In Vitamins and Supplements

What does soy lecithin do?

Soy lecithin is a plant fat commonly used as an emulsifier in a variety processed foods.
In Chemistry

Is lecithin an emulsifier?

we tested this in school today. it is an emulsifier but it didnt work too well in our experiment, the best was egg yolk! lol but yeah it is an emulsifier. --edit-- Lecit (MORE)
In Pulmonary Health

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)
In Vegetarianism

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)
In Biochemistry

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)
In Vitamins and Supplements

What are the features of Lecithin?

Lecithin is extracted from Soy seed and is a very good quality protein source for vegetarians. It is good for healthy liver.
In Vitamins and Supplements

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)
In Verbs

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)