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List of food additives

Index List of food additives

;Acids: Food acids are added to make flavors "sharper", and also act as preservatives and antioxidants. [1]

18 relations: Acidity regulator, Ammonium ferric citrate, Carrageenan, Colour retention agent, Disodium ribonucleotides, E number, Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Food additive, Glutamate flavoring, Hesperidin, Index of sociology of food articles, International Numbering System for Food Additives, Junk food, List of additives in cigarettes, List of unrefined sweeteners, Nutrition, Nutritional rating systems, Outline of nutrition.

Acidity regulator

Acidity regulators, or pH control agents, are food additives used to change or maintain pH (acidity or basicity).

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Ammonium ferric citrate

Ammonium ferric citrate has the formula (NH4)5.

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Carrageenan

Carrageenans or carrageenins (from Irish, "little rock") are a family of linear sulfated polysaccharides that are extracted from red edible seaweeds.

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Colour retention agent

Colour retention agents are food additives that are added to food to prevent the colour from changing.

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Disodium ribonucleotides

Disodium 5'-ribonucleotides, E number E635, is a flavor enhancer which is synergistic with glutamates in creating the taste of umami.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that are permitted to be used as food additives for use within the European Union and EFTA.

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Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

The United States Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (abbreviated as FFDCA, FDCA, or FD&C), is a set of laws passed by Congress in 1938 giving authority to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics.

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Food additive

Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste, appearance, or other qualities.

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Glutamate flavoring

Glutamate flavoring is a generic name for flavor-enhancing compounds based on glutamic acid and its salts (glutamates).

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Hesperidin

Hesperidin is a flavan-on glycoside found in citrus fruits.

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Index of sociology of food articles

Sociology of food is the study of food as it relates to the history, progression, and future development of society.

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International Numbering System for Food Additives

The International Numbering System for Food Additives (INS) is a European-based naming system for food additives, aimed at providing a short designation of what may be a lengthy actual name.

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Junk food

Junk food is a pejorative term for food containing a large number of calories from sugar or fat with little fibre, protein, vitamins or minerals.

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List of additives in cigarettes

This is the list of 599 additives in cigarettes submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services in April 1994.

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List of unrefined sweeteners

This list of unrefined sweeteners includes all natural, unrefined, or low-processed sweeteners.

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Nutrition

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.

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Nutritional rating systems

Nutritional rating systems are methods of ranking or rating food products or food categories to communicate the nutritional value of food in a simplified manner to a target audience.

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Outline of nutrition

The following outline is provided as an overview of and a topical guide to nutrition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_food_additives

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