E920 — пищевая добавка, антифламинг, глазирующий агент: цистеин, L- и его гидро­хлориды, L-cysteine and its hydro­chlorides (Е920)

A naturally occurring sulphur containing amino acid, derived from cystine, that the body needs to produce Glutathione, one of the body's major antioxidants. Natural sources of cysteine include egg yolks, meat, red pepper, garlic, onion, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, dairy products and some cereals. It is commercially produced from hair, both human and animal (duck feathers) and also synthetically. Regulations vary and depend on how the additive is being used and whether it's synthetic or animal derived. It is used as an improving agent and flour treatment agent to enhance and stabilize bread and bakery products.

Flour treatment agent derived from animal hair and chicken feathers. If from China - human hair. Used in shampoo and chicken flavouring. Bread enhancer. It stabilises the structure of leavened bread. Aid to detoxification of many chemicals related to smoking, prevent hangovers and also prevent brain and liver damage due to alcohol consumption. Useful for rheumatoid arthritis, helps the immune system and promotes healing. Is a known neurotoxin.

Common Uses

It is used as an improving agent and flour treatment agent in flour and bakery products (including baby biscuits), and used to produce meat flavours in stock cubes.



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