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sugar alcohol

[′shu̇g·ər ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the acyclic linear polyhydric alcohols; may be considered sugars in which the aldehydic group of the first carbon atom is reduced to a primary alcohol; classified according to the number of hydroxyl groups in the molecule; sorbitol (D-glucitol, sorbite) is one of the most widespread of all the naturally occurring sugar alcohols.
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Sugar alcohol segment is further classified into sorbitol, mannitol and other sugar alcohols, where mannitol held the largest revenue in 2018 and it is expected to grow at a high single-digit CAGR from 2018 to 2025.
WHEYHEY Salted Caramel (76 calories, 3.3g fat per 100ml) Verdict: This sugarfree brand relies heavily on polyol xylitol, a sugar alcohol which occasionally causes digestive issues.
This sugar alcohol has a minimal impact on blood sugar levels and doesn't seem to affect gut bacteria.
In this space, bulk sugar replacers or polyols (sugar alcohols) are considered.
A number of clerics have issued statements on sugar alcohol and Sharia law.
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These conditions are not diseases, per se, but too much unabsorbed sugar alcohol accumulates in the gut and can cause mild diarrhea or other intestinal disturbance.
Singh and Dr Rameshwar Singh -- the beverage was developed by coculturing Leuconostoc Ln27, a native strain isolated from indigenous fermented milk products that produces Mannitol, a white, crystaline sugar alcohol.
Truvia is made from a plant and erythritol is a sugar alcohol.
REDUCED BLOOD SUGAR Alcohol can lead to alterations in the metabolic state of the liver, resulting in low blood sugar, according to Henderson.