Results for: Lecithin

Can you use Glycerol Monostearate instead of lecithin for biscuit manufacturing?

Yes we can definitely use Glycerol Monostearate instead of lecithin for biscuit manufacturing because GMS has a HLB value of 3.8 comparable to the HLB value of lecithin (4.0). (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.
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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)

Does lecithin cause constipation?

I have noticed that when I take lecithin granules at night I do not have my regular morning movement.
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Can you take lecithin with warfarin?

Soy lecithin interacts strongly with Warfarin. soy products have a very high content of Vitamin K, and therefore would tend to reduce the effectiveness of Warfarin. Check it o (MORE)
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Adding the emulsifier lecithin to an oil-water mixture?

An emulsifier is any substance that enables oil and water to mix together. It does this because it is both hydrophilic (attracts water) and lipophilic (attracts fat molecules. (MORE)