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A ketohexose; d-tagatose is epimeric with d-fructose.
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This edition has 40 new monographs that include currently used coprocessed excipients and new monographs for glycine, hydroxypropyl betadex, methionine, neotame, pentetic acid, and tagatose.
There are some indications that tagatose can also function as a flavor enhancer in various food products.
Tagatose taken before the consumption of glucose produced a blunting effect on the otherwise normally expected rise in blood glucose.
Erythritol is a naturally-occurring sugar commonly found in melon, grapes, mushrooms and soy; tagatose comes from dairy products, but does not affect people who are lactose intolerant--it also provides an added health benefit because it is considered a prebiotic fiber; and maltodextrin is derived from corn sugar, which is non-GMO and gluten-free.
Sugar alcohols and tagatose, while safe, may give you the runs if you eat too much.
When Tagatose finds its way into products, I'll let you know.
Tagatose, the new low calorie sweetener, is set for commercial launch for the first time after gaining US approval.
Sugar Substitutes Market by Type (HFS, HIS & LIS), by Sub-type (Stevia, Sorbitol, Tagatose, Aspartame, Saccharine, Sucralose, Xylitol & Others) & by Application (Healthcare & Personal Care, Beverage, & Food) - Global Trends, Forecasts to 2019
Because it is minimally absorbed, tagatose contributes few calories and does not elevate blood glucose levels in the body.
The functional sweetener Gaio[R] tagatose is now being produced commercially for the first time, which has been made possible through cooperation between Arla Foods, a Danish/Swedish Dairy company, and Nordzucker, a German sugar manufacturer.
For example: stevia, thaumatin, tagatose, and sorbitol among others.
Tagatose can either be used for its nutritional qualities in high doses, or as a flavor enhancer in low doses.