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Is dekstryna vegan?

Dekstryna is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dekstryna?

Dextrin is a carbohydrate that is produced by heating starch in the presence of acid or enzymes. It is a white powder that is often used as a thickener, binder, or filler in food products such as baked goods, sauces, and snacks. It is commonly found in processed foods due to its low cost and ability to improve texture and shelf life. Dextrin is also used in some sports supplements to provide a quick source of energy before workouts. However, consuming too much dextrin may lead to digestive discomfort, so it should be used in moderation.

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