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Is ácido lático vegan?

Ácido lático is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ácido lático?

Ácido lático, also known as lactic acid, is a naturally occurring organic acid widely used in the food industry as a flavoring agent, preservative, and pH regulator. It is produced by the fermentation of lactose, a sugar found in milk, and can also be derived from other sources such as cornstarch or beets. Ácido lático is commonly found in sourdough bread, yogurt, cheese, pickled vegetables, and cured meats. Due to its mild acidic taste, it is often used to enhance the flavor of foods and improve their shelf life. Additionally, it has been linked to potential health benefits such as reducing inflammation and improving digestion.

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