Results for: Pectin

Is pectin a protein?

Pectin is actually a naturally occurring complex carbohydrate, not a protein. It is found in many fruits, particularly apples. It is used in jam and jelly making to help firm (MORE)

Is pectin halal?

Of course, it is halal. Pectin is a substance extracted from plants and fruits. So I don't see any reason why it would not be halal.    Read more about pectin on wikipe (MORE)

Is pectin the same as gelatin?

No...    Pectin is a thickening agent made from fruit sugars.    Gelatin is a thickening/hardening agent created by boiling animal (bovine) bones.
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In Health

What food has high pectin levels?

  Apples, quince, plums, gooseberries, oranges and other citrus fruits contain much pectin, while soft fruits like cherries, grapes and strawberries contain little pectin. (MORE)
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What is low methoxyl pectin or high methoxyl pectin?

Pectin is a substance found mostly in the cell wall of all plant cells. It helps bind cells together and keep the structure of the cell in partner with the cell wall. Commerci (MORE)
In Recipes

What is a replacement for pectin?

Pectin is a complex carbohydrate that is used to help make jams and  jellies. You can add high-pectic fruits to your jam while cooking  and then remove them at a later step. (MORE)

What is fruit pectin in?

Pectin is a naturally occurring substance found in berries, apples,  and other fruit. Pectins, also known as pectic polysaccharides  .When heated together with sugar, it cau (MORE)
In Science

What is the function of pectinate muscles?

"embryological origin of the auricles, which are the true atria. Some sources cite that the musculi pectinati are useful in increasing the power of contraction without increas (MORE)
In Biology

What are pectins?

Pectins are a group of heterogeneous, branched, and highly hydrated  polysaccharides that contain large amounts of galacturonic acid,  some of it in the form of methyl ester (MORE)