A common constituent of animal and plant tissues, lecithin is a source of the nutrient choline. It keeps oil and water from separating out, retards rancidity, reduces spattering in a frying pan, and leads to fluffier cakes. Major natural sources are egg yolk and soybeans.

Sunflower lecithin is commonly used in protein powders to prevent clumping and as an aid to make a product mix easily into water or other beverages. This is a naturally occurring ingredient that is considered very safe to use. Sunflower lecithin is preferable to soy lecithin which can be an allergen for some people.

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