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Also Known As : D-Glucose
Technical Name : Dextrose Monohydrate


Taste Profile

Mildly sweet but as such no specific taste or aroma.

Usage Tips

  1. Dextrose is best for use in baking products as a sweetener.
  2. It is a good choice of sweetener in processed foods.

Common names and forms

  1. Anhydrous dextrose


Dextrose is a simple sugar that is made from corn and is chemically identical to glucose. Dextrose is often used in baking products as a sweetener and can be commonly found in items such as processed foods and corn syrup.

Health benefits

  • Dextrose is rich in carbohydrate content, it also have rapid absorption ability.(1)
  • It is Fat-Free, Sodium-Free and Cholesterol-Free.(1)


Dextrose has many side effects on excess consumption like, swelling (edema), abnormal rapid breathing, fever, excess fluid in the blood, inflammation, diarrhea, abnormal thirst.(2) 

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