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(+-)-Malic acid

Malic acid is a substance that has a clean, mellow, smooth, persistent, and sour taste.

Chemical Formula: C4H6O5
Layman's explanation: Malic acid, along with lots of other natural acids, was discovered by Karl Wilhem Scheele. Malic acid is a naturally occurring substance in many fruits and plants, however its richest source is apples, which is why it is sometimes referred to as apple acid . It is blended with multiple food acids, sugars, high intensity sweeteners, flavors, and seasonings to create unique tastes in foods, beverages, and confections. It has also been found that Malic acid may help with reducing the effects of Alzheimer s disease by reducing the levels of aluminum and magnesium in the body. Also, it has been recommended as a supplement for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, as it is known to improve energy production.
Keywords: sour, apple, energy

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