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Nervonic Acid Powder is approved for use

Oct 29, 2020


Nervonic Acid is an essential nutrient for brain development and an indispensable component of cell membranes in the human body. It occupies an important position in various tissues of the human body. It plays an important role in regulating nerve mediators and receptors. It has the function of enhancing memory, preventing and treating encephalopathy.

In addition, the acid also has the effects of lowering lipids and blood sugar and preventing cardiovascular system diseases; improving multiple sclerosis; it has certain help in the treatment of early Zellweger syndrome; to a certain extent it can treat the adrenal brain White matter malnutrition; it also has anti-tumor, strengthen immunity, improve body aging, prevent AIDS and so on.

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Nervous acid approved use status.

After consulting the US GRAS list, the EU database of new food raw materials, ANZ food raw materials list, Canada's list of new food raw materials, nervonic acid is not on the above-mentioned national approval list. However, edible oils, fats and emulsified fatty products, solid beverages, dairy products, confectionery, convenience foods containing such raw materials are sold in Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand and other countries

On May 31, 2017, Nervonic Acid was approved as a new food raw material by the State Health and Planning Commission, and its domestic application was confirmed. At this point, this acid in the domestic "identity" is clear, the domestic related production enterprises for the use of neurotic acid also has a basis. But the announcement also made it clear that "infants and young children should not eat, labels and instructions should be marked clearly inappropriate for people." The reason is that safety assessment materials for infants and young children are not provided.

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