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Is citrus-pektin vegan?

Citrus-pektin is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is citrus-pektin?

Citrus pectin is a soluble fiber extracted from the peel and pulp of citrus fruits. It is used as a thickening agent in food products, such as jams, jellies, and fruit fillings, due to its ability to gel and stabilize liquid mixtures. Citrus pectin also has health benefits, including promoting digestive health by binding to toxins and aiding in their elimination. It has been shown to support heart health by reducing cholesterol levels and may even have cancer-fighting properties. Overall, citrus pectin is a versatile ingredient that enhances both the texture and nutritional value of various food products.

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