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Knowledgebase: Nutritional Information
What are sugar alcohols?
Posted by Jayson Hunter on 22 April 2011 11:18 AM
Sugar alcohols are carbohydrate derivatives of sugar, which are commonly used to sweeten products like chewing gum, and more recently, food bars. Popular sugar alcohols include: glycerol, maltitol, xylitol, sorbitol, and mannitol. Sugar alcohols do not have 4 calories per gram, like other carbohydrates. They range from 2.2 to 4.32 calories per gram. However, sugar alcohols, have a minimal impact on blood-sugar levels. Currently, the FDA has not focused on these important biochemical differences and treats all carbohydrates alike.
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