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Sweeteners: The next generation
Matsutani America, Chicago, introduced its allulose-based sweetener called Astraea during the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo last year. The ingredient is a monosaccharide, the simplest form of sugar and one of about 50 ...
How a new diet has given me my life back after Irritable Bowel Disease
How to Consume Sugar Without Crushing Your Diet
Fructose, another monosaccharide, is found naturally in fruits and vegetables, and it's added to things like soda. Unlike glucose, fructose consumption has a higher likelihood to lead to fat production. Lastly, there's sucrose, or table sugar.
Non-Nutritive Sweeteners See Increased Potential With New Labels
In July, Matsutani America, Itasca, Ill., announced Astraea allulose, which it says is the first plant-based, low-calorie monosaccharide sweetener with proven physiological benefits.
The danger of fad diets
Sucrose or its individual monosaccharide constituents are the main cause of the biochemical and physiological changes during the process of biofilm formation. Together they selectively promote mutans, streptococci growth and other acidogenic and ...

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