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Glucose

Also Known As : Dextrose, Simple sugar

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a sugary taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Glucose is used to add sweetness in food products like cakes and ice-creams.
  2. It can be used in making jams, sorbets and syrups.

Description

Glucose is a simple sugar sourced from corn. Glucose is often used in baking products as a sweetener. It is widely available in  processed foods and in corn syrup.

Health benefits

  • Glucose is a rich source of energy and helps in building body endurance.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the manufacturing date and expiration date to know if it is fresh.

Note

Diabetic patients must avoid taking glucose in access as it can cause high blood sugar levels.(2)

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