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8 Foods With Citric Acid - Care Omnia Nutrition

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Bananas contain citric acid

Citric acid is both a natural component of fruit juices and a widely used food additive.

It is manufactured citric acid (MCA) that is used extensively as a food and beverage additive.

Is is used as a preservative and a food-flavor enhancer.

Research is lacking, but it is believed that MCA might be bad for you and cause inflammation.

You can find citric acid in food sources like:

You can find a more detailed list of foods that contain citric acid below.

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Ranked List Of 8 Foods With Citric Acid

Below you'll find a list of the top 8 foods that contain citric acid. It's ranked from the food with the most amount to the food with the least amount.

By clicking on a food you'll get a list of all the nutrient content of that food.

8 Foods Ranked 1 - 8 With Citric Acid

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

RankFoods with Citric Acidper 100gper Oz
11.2 g328.9 mg
(Not From Concentrate, Refrigerated, Not Fortified)
1.1 g306.2 mg
(Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)
757 mg214.6 mg
(Includes From Concentrate)
706 mg200.1 mg
5341 mg96.7 mg
6279 mg79.1 mg
(With Added Vitamin C, From Concentrate, Shelf Stable)
217 mg61.5 mg
(With Added Ascorbic Acid, Unsweetened, Canned Or Bottled)
110 mg31.2 mg
fig 1. Foods with citric acid rank 1 to 8

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