reducing sugar


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re·duc·ing sug·ar

a sugar (for example, glucose in the urine) that has the property of reducing various inorganic ions, notably cupric ion to cuprous ion.

reducing sugar

a sugar containing free aldehyde (H -C=O) or keto (C=O) groups capable of reducing metal ions such as Cu+ and Ag+. Reducing sugars such as glucose and fructose will reduce solutions in Benedict's test and FEHLING'S TEST.
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A broad and balanced approach is our best chance of reducing sugar consumption to healthier levels and to see fewer people suffering the consequences of too much sugar in the diet.
The company has also made strides in reducing sugar in several varieties of Cascadian Farm chewy granola bars by more than 10 percent.
Hashim and Chaveron [7] and Cros and Jeanjean [8] have suggested that during the drying of fermented cocoa beans, reducing sugars participate in non-enzymatic browning reactions (Maillard reactions) to form volatile fractions of pyrazines.
so this small change of reducing sugar in your diet could produce a big and positive change in your life.
One unit of cellulase was defined as the amount of enzyme required to release 1 [micro]mol reducing sugar or glucose equivalent per min under the above assay conditions.
In the present study, it is proposed to analyse the relative levels of starch, total sugars, reducing sugars and non-reducing sugars in different grains growing in the same spikelet and to assess whether they are variable amongst the differentially participating grains or not.
a leading food and beverage ingredients company, is introducing Mag-nifique[TM] Sweet Lift, a flavor modifier that enhances the sweetness of any food and beverage containing sugar--not just desserts, while reducing sugar content.
The petition stated that the formulation of flavored instant oatmeal products with "reduced sugar" made these products technically ineligible to bear the oat beta-glucan health claim because by reducing sugar, the products contain more whole oats (and fat from whole oats).
A spokesman for the Sunny Delight Beverage Co said: "We have made a number of changes, including reducing sugar levels and removing vegetable oils.
Qualified food workers will promote the merits of reducing sugar, salt and fat in the family curry and increasing the use of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Kellogg's should look at ways of reducing sugar and salt across its whole range.
The device also helps reduce packaging material waste by 500%, and is designed to save money by deterring pilfering, reducing sugar and coffee waste, minimizing labor used to clean up, and eliminating the frequent refilling of sugar caddies and pourers.