what is vegan

Is askorbīnskābe vegan?

Askorbīnskābe is a vegan food ingredient.

Checking out an ingredients list? 👇

Vegan Ingredient Checker
Scan labels, check if ingredients are vegan
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store

Learn more

"You are amazing, this has saved me so much time when grocery shopping!"

— Austin, a user who reached out with feedback

"It's been a great tool since starting my journey! You take a pic of the nutrition/ingredients, and it'll warn you of anything questionable or not vegan. 😁"

— Ashe, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

"Use a vegan app when you go shopping, I use WhatsVegan."

— Dóra, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

So, what is askorbīnskābe?

Ascorbic acid, commonly known as "askorbīnskābe" in Latvian, is a water-soluble vitamin found in various fruits and vegetables. This essential nutrient plays a crucial role in several physiological functions, including collagen synthesis, immune system support, and iron absorption. As an antioxidant, askorbīnskābe helps to neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, which can cause cell damage and contribute to chronic disease development. It is often used as a food additive to prevent browning and maintain the color and flavor of foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and meat products. Additionally, askorbīnskābe is a popular supplement for its potential health benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease and supporting skin health.

How to quickly find the source of ingredients like askorbīnskābe?

We've built a database of 49359 ingredients (and growing), classified as "vegan", "non-vegan", or "maybe vegan".

We use it in our vegan ingredients scanner, which is the best way to avoid non-vegan ingredients - you take a picture of a product's ingredient list, and the app tells you if the product is vegan or not.

scan ingredient listvegan ingredient checkervegan shopping made simple
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store
Stay in the loop about new WhatsVegan goodies!
We'll never send you spam.
Do you have any feedback? Drop us a line at [email protected] 🙌
The content on this website and the WhatsVegan application is not dietary advice, and it's intended for informational and educational purposes only.Terms of ServicePrivacy policy