Ascorbyl palmitate is an antioxidant. It is made of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and palmitic acid, which both occur naturally in many fruits or vegetables. It is widely used for the conservation of fats and oils. In the human body it gets broken-up into Ascorbic acid and Palmitic acid again.
Modified on: Wed, 20 Feb, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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