maltitol

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maltitol

 [mawl´tĭ-tol]
a hydrogenated, partially hydrolyzed starch used as a sweetener.

maltitol

/mal·ti·tol/ (mawl´tĭ-tol) a hydrogenated, partially hydrolyzed starch used as a bulk sweetener.

maltitol

[mawl′tĭtol]
a hydrogenated, partially hydrolyzed starch used as a sweetener.

maltitol

A sugar alcohol (polyol) used as an artificial sweetener, which has nearly the same physical properties as table sugar but contains fewer calories, does not cause tooth decay, and does not trigger an abrupt release of insulin.

Adverse effects
In excess, maltitol can have a laxative effect.
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Lycasin is a maltitol syrup made by the hydrogenation of a special high maltose corn syrup which transforms a mixture of reducing sugars into a corresponding mixture of polyols.
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