Dextrose is a type of sweetener made from plant starch. Many artificial sweeteners use dextrose as a base because it provides an alternative to regular table sugar.
Dextrose is a type of sweetener made from plant starch. Dextrose is crystallized glucose which is the natural sugar created in starchy foods like sweet fruits, honey and grains.
Many artificial sweeteners use dextrose as a base because it provides an alternative to regular table sugar. Dextrose is not as sweet as table sugar so it works well in sweetening things like coffee or tea. Dextrose can also be used as a replacement for sugar in cake, candy, breakfast cereal, pudding and other desserts. It is frequently used as an additive sweetener in beverages and processed foods.
Dextrose is often referred to as glucose since they contain the identical chemical formula. In addition to food, it is found in medicine solutions used for intravenous injection. It is also used to help raise the blood sugar in patients experiencing hypoglycemia.
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