reducing sugar


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reducing sugar

[ri′düs·iŋ ‚shu̇g·ər]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the sugars that because of their free or potentially free aldehyde or ketone groups, possess the property of readily reducing alkaline solutions of many metallic salts such as copper, silver, or bismuth; examples are the monosaccharides and most of the disaccharides, including maltose and lactose.
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It will include reducing sugar and salt in food; adding sugar to nutritional data on labels; reducing the use of hydrogenated fats in the food industry; fortifying food with vitamins and minerals; and requiring restaurants and cafes to show how many calories are in their meals and drinks.
Public Health England (PHE) said "real progress has been made" on reducing sugar levels in food items in the 12 months since the introduction of the childhood obesity plan, but leading officials said a "much more robust" strategy was needed to ensure targets are met.
total soluble solids (TSS), pH, acidity, reducing sugar, non-reducing sugar and ascorbic acid by using the standard method of AOAC (2012).
Mortality of pest was negatively correlated with nitrogen and but positively with potassium, phosphorus, sodium, reducing sugar and total sugar.
Accumulation of reducing sugar and resistance of grapefruit peel to chilling injury as related to winter temperatures.
Richard Greulich, the scientific director of the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR), stood in front of the Sugar Industry Research Foundation (SIRF) sponsored symposium to discuss how to eliminate tooth decay and assured his audience it wouldn't have anything to do with reducing sugar consumption.
Chris Askew, Diabetes UK CEO welcomed the move, saying: Helping customers lead healthier lives by reducing sugar in its own brand soft drinks is a welcome move by Tesco.
The reducing (fructose, glucose) and non- reducing sugar (sucrose) estimation was done by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) equipped with refractive index detector (RID) (Perkin Elmer-series 200) at wavelength of 214 nm using polar bonded phase NH2 column (25 cm x 4.
46 reducing sugar, In addition, some other substances exist such as non- reducing sugars 1.
Response surface methodology (RSM) was used to study the effect of time of sonication, temperature and amount of sodium hydroxide on amount of reducing sugar produced (13).
The British Retail Consortium, which represents major supermarkets, suggested that industry-wide targets for reducing sugar in products should be introduced.