Permitted Emulsifier & Stabilizer (INS 471) is a food additive produced from glycerine which is obtained from either animal fats or soya bean oil. It is composed of two molecules namely Glyceryl monostearate and Glyceryl distearate. It is considered as thickening, anti-caking and emulsifying agent.
Check for the manufacturing date and “Use-by” date on the package. As Permitted Emulsifier & Stabilizer (INS 471) can be from animal source or plant source, check the label when buying if you are a vegetarian or vegan.
Permitted Emulsifier & Stabilizer (INS 471) is high in trans fats that may cause heart diseases and diabetes along with high cholesterol levels and obesity.(1)
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