Fat powder is a kind of milk essence with low cost
It can replace milk powder or reduce milk consumption in food processing, so as to achieve the purpose of reducing the production cost under the premise of maintaining the stability of product quality, so as to obtain more profits.
Fat powder is harmful to human health
The world food organization (WFO) recommends that people should not consume more than 2G of trans fatty acids a day. However, the amount of trans fatty acids in a 500ml cup of milk tea in a street tea shop can easily exceed the standard.
Not only the milk tea sold in street shops does not contain milk, but also the cup packaged instant milk tea of many brands in the supermarket also uses vegetable fat powder as the main material. Many people who learn to read the “ingredients list” know that the higher the ranking, the higher the content of added substances. For a famous brand of milk tea, the first ingredient in the ingredient list is vegetable fat powder.
Recent studies have shown that hydrogenation of vegetable oil is actually the process of transforming unsaturated fatty acid of vegetable oil into saturated or semi saturated state, and trans fatty acid will be produced in this chemical process, which can increase low-density lipoprotein in human blood, reduce high-density lipoprotein, induce vascular sclerosis, and increase the risk of heart disease and cerebrovascular accident.
Recently, when revising the composition of food pyramid in the United States, it has been clearly pointed out that attention should be paid to trans fatty acids, and manufacturers are required to indicate the content of trans fatty acids in products. With the emergence of the new regulations, the end of vegetable fat products update iteration, as long as we control the corresponding intake, there will be no worries. Follow up for the fat end of everyone interested, you can have more in-depth understanding, will help you with your daily diet.