Agar-agar is a jelly-like substance, obtained from algae and discovered in Japan, where it is called kanten. Agar can be used as a laxative, an appetite suppressant, a vegetarian substitute for gelatin, a thickener for soups, in fruit preserves, ice cream, and other desserts.
The principal agent in agar is an unbranched polysaccharide obtained from the cell walls of some species of red algae. This bio product was used by Japanese because he has a faster propriety for the fullness. But unlike at products made principally of proteins, Agar Agar is antibacterial. When it consumed, he blow up in the stomach and made a gel to catch greases and sugars. Impossible to digest, he eliminated directly and doesn't stock in the body. So this product is very interesting to dietetic viewpoint. He has also proprieties like appetite suppressant and lowers the numbers of calories.
Nutritionals information ( amount of 100g )
26 calories - 9mg sodium - 226mg potassium - 7mg carbohydrate
54mg calcium - 1,9mg iron oxide - 67mg magnesium
Main thing about Agar Agar :
- Catch greases and sugars to remove them
- Antibacterians proprieties
- Decline calories
- Act like appetite suppressant
Advices to use :
Nothing complicated, you have to be accurate. Remember that the agar has a gelling power of about 8 times higher than that of gelatin. Indeed it use like gelatin. So, pay attention at excessive dose. With Agar Agar you can prepare terrines, jelly, mousses, cakes...
It's the setting agent the most powerful; quickly we can detect his action. You have to allow 2mg of Agar Agar for 50cl of liquid.
New- watertight wrapping
To conserve in dry place
Packet of 50gr
Delivery delay :
We sent our products from Thailand, forecast between 7 and 20 days of delay according to the destination.
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