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Are polyphosphates vegan?

Polyphosphates is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is polyphosphates?

Polyphosphates are a class of food additives that are commonly used in the food industry to improve the texture and quality of processed meat, seafood, and cheese. These additives work by binding to water molecules, thereby increasing the water-holding capacity of the food product. Polyphosphates also help to reduce the pH level of the food, which can help to enhance its flavor and increase its shelf life. While polyphosphates are generally considered safe for consumption, some studies have suggested that excessive consumption of these additives may have negative health effects, particularly in individuals with kidney disease.

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