sugar substitute

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sugar substitute

Any of a group of carbohydrates (e.g., fructose, sorbitol and xylitol) which are of potential use as replacements for the usual dietary sugars—glucose and sucrose—in diabetics, as such substitutes do not require insulin for certain steps in their metabolism. However, the efficacy of sugar substitutes in reducing serum glucose is suboptimal, as the diabetic liver converts a significant portion of fructose and its metabolites into glucose.

sugar substitute

Nutrition Any of a group of carbohydrates–eg, fructose, sorbitol and xylitol, which are of potential use as replacements for the usual dietary sugars–glucose and sucrose in diabetics, as these molecules do not require insulin for certain steps in their metabolism; the efficacy of SSs in DM is less than optimal, since the diabetic liver converts a significant portion of fructose and its metabolites into glucose. See Artificial sweeteners, Aspartame, Cyclamates.
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Saccharin II-39 Sucralose II-39 Benefits of Sucralose Vs Aspartame II-40 Neotame II-40 Cyclamate II-41 Alitame II-41 Neohesperidine II-41 Lead Acetate II-41 Other Substitutes to Sugar II-42 Sugar Substitutes: Defined II-42 Commonly Used Natural Sugar Substitutes II-42 Table 25: Energy Densities and Sweetness of Select Natural Sugar Substitutes in Relation to Sucrose II-42 Commonly Used Artificial Sugar Substitutes II-42 Natural Sweeteners II-43 Steviosides (or Stevia) II-43 History of Stevia II-43 Limitations on Use II-44 Tagatose II-44 Thaumatin II-44 Ceresweet II-44 Organic Agave Sweetener II-45 Sugar Alcohols (or Polyols) II-45 Dextrose II-45