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food additive

[′füd ‚ad·əd·iv]
(food engineering)
A substance added to foods during processing to improve color, texture, flavor, or keeping qualities; examples are antioxidants, emulsifiers, thickeners, preservatives, and colorants.
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16) However, Dx/HA is the only bulking agent that has been FDA approved for treatment of pediatric vesicoureteral reflux.
Psyllium is a naturally occurring bulking agent with no side effects--unless you have an allergy to the plant.
A pelvic MRI with contrast revealed a urethrocutaneous fistula extending from the previously undisturbed area in the urethra with the bulking agent (anterior) to the skin of the lower anterior abdominal wall (Fig.
Two-thirds had undergone previous anti-incontinence surgery, and 15% had previously received a different bulking agent.
The only time to try a bulking agent is with a patient with constipation-predominant IBS who does not normally have bloating discomfort with the constipation, he said.
The only time to try a bulking agent is for a patient with constipation-predominant IBS who does not normally have bloating discomfort with the constipation, he said.
Psyllium is a bulking agent that promotes bowel regularity.
can be utilized as a bulking agent to increase the volume of an applied
Sibrutramine has a one-year effectiveness track record and helps you feel satisfied by providing a bulking agent.
Some gum arabic is used as a bulking agent or filler to provide a desired texture in cosmetics and in industrial products like ink and adhesives.
It is the only bulking agent approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the endoscopic pediatric treatment of VUR, grades II-IV.
LUCRATIVE: The blocks of high-purity cocaine and the huge drums of the bulking agent benzocaine found at John Ashcroft's Lanarkshire home