What is Vanillin and is it harmful to the human body?
Vanillin, also commonly known as vanilla powder, is extracted from the rutaceae plant vanilla bean. Soluble in hot water, alcohol and glycerin and other substances, it is not easy to dissolve in cold water or vegetable oil. Moreover, the aroma of this substance is stable, and it is not easily volatile even at higher temperatures. However, it is easy to oxidize in the air, and it is easy to change color when it encounters alkaline substances. Many mothers will ask, does this substance hinder the growth of the human body?
Vanillin can be used as a fragrance, and it is often used as a foundation fragrance. It can be said that it covers a variety of fragrance types, such as violets, grass orchids and sunflowers. Of course, vanillin can also be used as an edible product. , this spice can be eaten under the condition that the state stipulates a suitable dosage. As a fixative, vanillin is a main ingredient for the preparation of vanilla-type flavor products that are often found on the market, and it can also be used directly. It has a flavoring effect in foods such as biscuits, pastries and even candies.
At present, there is no relevant report that this kind of edible vanillin is harmful to the human body, but it is necessary to pay attention to the amount of consumption, because eating a large amount of vanillin will cause symptoms such as headache and nausea, and in severe cases, it will damage the liver and kidneys and other organs The development of the baby, and such ingredients may also be added to the baby's food, the mother should pay attention to it when feeding the baby.
Advantages and disadvantages of Vanillin:
Advantages: The aroma is stable, and it is not easy to volatilize at higher temperatures.
Disadvantages: easy to oxidize in the air, easy to change color when encountering alkaline substances.
Vanillin occurs naturally in vanilla beans. Humans have used vanilla pods as a food spice for thousands of years of written records. However, due to the low content and high price of natural vanillin extracted from vanilla beans, in the 19th century, the same vanillin with the same natural structure was synthesized using o-methoxyphenol as raw materials.
"With the advancement of science and technology, the production method of vanillin has been continuously improved. According to statistics, more than 10,000 tons of vanillin is used for food flavoring in the world every year. Except for a small amount of natural sources, most of them are artificially synthesized." Jin Qizhang said.
"The global food science and technology community is very concerned about the safety of vanillin. According to a large amount of data accumulated in toxicology experiments, relevant research results and exposure assessment, it is considered safe to use vanillin rationally. Moreover, as a food additive, pandan It has undergone standardized and scientific food safety risk assessment, and is used in accordance with relevant standards and will not cause harm to human health.
In fact, in addition to the above regulations, manufacturers generally do not use vanillin in large doses. Because vanillin is like most of its flavors, if the amount is too large, not only will it not make the food more fragrant, but it will bring the opposite effect.
Therefore, reasonable and moderate use of vanillin will not cause health problems. To balance nutrition, try not to be a partial eclipse, let alone eat too much of a certain type of food because of a craving for a certain taste.
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