Sodium Alginate is extracted from brown seaweed. It is used as a stabilizer for ice cream, yogurt, cream, and cheese. It acts as a thickener and emulsifier for salad, pudding, jam, tomato juice, and canned products. It is a hydration agent for noodles, bread, cool and frozen products. It is also used for the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure.
In foods, sodium alginate is used in candy, gelatins, puddings, condiments, relishes, processed vegetables, fish products, and imitation dairy products.
Sodium Alginate is said to reduce blood pressure and support heart health, protect against harmful metals and elements in the body, and support immunity.