Why are sequestrants added to foods?

These substances are used in various foods and beverages, in addition to preserving their stability (resulting in a longer shelf life, improving the texture and taste of the final product), also as preservatives, to protect taste and color during cooking and subsequent storage in the freezer, and to protect unsaturated fatty acids acids and vitamins.

In which foods can we find sequestrants?

Are sequestrants safe for us?

These food additives usually do not have a negative effect on the human body. On the contrary, they can be useful for us, because free metal ions could harm us in larger quantities.