Pectin is undoubtedly one of the most amazing tools in the radioprotective arsenal – but first of all, what is it? Pectin is a soluble fiber found in fruits and vegetables. It is best known as a thickening agent for jellies and jams, however, it is a powerful detoxifier for the body.
Pectin is found to some degree in almost all fruits and vegetables, however the amount of pectin is commonly around 1%. Most of the pectin is often found in the skin of fruits. For example, an orange peel may contain up to 30% pectin. Most commercially produced pectin is made from skins leftover from making orange juice and apple juice.
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Apple Pectin Reduces Cesium 137 load by over 62% in one month:
Following the Chernobyl accident, a great deal of research went into how to efficiently…
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