erythritol


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erythritol

[ə′rith·rə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
H(CHOH)4H A tetrahydric alcohol; occurs as tetragonal prisms, melting at 121°C, soluble in water; used in medicine as a vasodilator. Also known as erythrite; erythrol.
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With Zerose erythritol, beverage manufacturers can make reduced/zero-calorie beverages that taste more like sugar-sweetened products," said Peter De Cock, global nutrition innovation leader for Erythritol at Cargill.
Erythritol is a natural sugar alcohol that exhibits outstanding permeation properties and improves the water holding capacity of a cell.
To back up the claims and to protect its erythritol product, Mr.
Cargill's C*PharmDex glucose monohydrate and Zerose erythritol form part of an extensive portfolio of pharma-grade excipients, including starches, lecithins, phospholipids and hydrocolloids, to provide a wide range of high quality options for meeting the varied application requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.
Erythritol acts like one of the purifying substances in saliva, decentralizing oral bacteria and thereby preventing plaque.
Because interrupted ossification of rib XI is typically considered a developmental defect (5), the influence of erythritol on normal skeletal development should be examined further.
Asahi Softdrinks stopped using erythritol in producing Eau Plus in early July after receiving complaints from 34 people who drank it and suffered diarrhea and other problems, they said.
A study by the University of Tartu in Estonia examining sweeteners for dental care products showed that erythritol displayed the greatest reduction in cavity development compared to sorbitol and xylitol.
The analysis of alternative sweetener categories include High Intense Sweeteners - Saccharin, Aspartame, Cyclamate, Sucralose, Acesulfame-K, Neotame, Stevia and Others; and Polyols/Sugar Alcohols - Sorbitol, Mannitol, Maltitol, Xylitol, Erythritol, Lactitol and Isomalt.
These featured natural sweeteners, including sugar, stevia and erythritol, to give a drink with 50 percent of the calories of standard lines.
Ingredients and prototypes include Truvia rebiana, Zerose erythritol and Barliv barley betafiber.
A naturally occurring sugar alcohol found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, cheese and yogurt, erythritol reportedly does not cause many of the digestive issues and side effects that are commonly experienced with other sugar alcohols.