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What Is Capric Acid (10:0) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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Capric acid, 10:0, is a saturated medium-chain fatty acid that is also known as decanoic acid.

Capric acid is used in the manufacture of esters for artificial fruit flavors, among other things.

Uses Of Capric Acid

Capric acid is a saturated medium-chain fatty acid. (source đź——)

Capric acid is often used as anti-salmonella food additives in the hen diet. Capric acid is also used to make esters for perfumes and artificial fruit flavors. (source đź——)

Foods You Can Find Capric Acid (10:0) In

You find Capric Acid (10:0) mostly in fats and oil, baby food, nut and seed, and dairy and egg products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Coconut Oil
  • Babassu Oil
  • Abbot Nutrition Alimentum Advance
  • Similac Sensitive
  • Shortening Confectionery
  • Similac For Spit Up
  • Pregestimil

Foods That Contain Capric Acid (10:0) In Our Nutrition Tool

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