The fat powder is not trans fatty acid, but it contains trans fatty acid. Vegetable fat powder, also known as milk essence, contains hydrogenated vegetable oil, sodium caseinate, glucose syrup, stabilizer, emulsifier, anti caking agent, etc. it is a unique water-soluble emulsifying and turbidity agent, and a new food additive.
Vegetable fat powder can form uniform milk liquid in water, which can improve the organization structure of food, increase fragrance, make the taste delicate, smooth and thick, because of its rich milk flavor. Moreover, due to the good miscibility of vegetable fat powder and strong “milk” sense, it can replace milk powder or reduce milk consumption in food processing, and reduce production costs on the premise of maintaining product quality. Generally, the fat content of vegetable powder used in pearl milk tea is 32%.
However, the vegetable oil in the plant fat powder is actually trans fatty acid. This fatty acid is produced in the process of converting unsaturated fatty acids from vegetable oils into saturated or semi saturated fatty acids. Regular intake of trans fatty acids can increase the low-density lipoprotein in human blood, reduce the high-density lipoprotein, thus inducing vascular sclerosis, increasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cerebrovascular accident.
However, in daily life, there are not many health problems because of the low daily intake. Therefore, we don’t need to worry too much about the problem of vegetable fat powder in food and drink. We just need to check the composition table and control the intake of certain ingredients. We will not have too much burden on the body and will not cause negative impact. We can rest assured that we can choose products containing vegetable fat powder.