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Doctor insights on: Sucrose Test

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Is Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate ok for diabetics?

Is Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate ok for diabetics?

Probably ok limit: Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate is a clear liquid food additive that works as an emulsifier. It mixes water and fat, distrubutes and suspends flavor oils in drinks. It replaced brominated vegetable oil. Used in energy drinks, electrolyte replacement beverages, wine coolers, malt beverages, bottled mixed drinks. The FDA considers it safe but limited allowable to 300 part per million in alcoholic drink ...Read more

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What is the difference between sucrose and splenda?

What is the difference between sucrose and splenda?

Real vs artificial: Sucrose is real sugar, splenda is an artficial sweetener, no calories, won't cause cavities, probably more expensive. ...Read more

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Why is iron sucrose called iron sucrose if it has no sugar in?

Why is iron sucrose called iron sucrose if it has no sugar in?

It's a complex: The iron is bound to the sucrose molecule as a carrier. If you need this medication, don't hesitate -- refined sugar / sucrose has a bad rap and iron deficiency will interfere with your ability to do what you need to in order to enjoy a productive life. ...Read more

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Does maple syrup have glucose or sucrose?

Does maple syrup have glucose or sucrose?

The majority: Of maple syrup is sucrose, but it's all treated the same by your body and has the same number of calories/gram. It's like eating sugar, because it is sugar. ...Read more

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How less are the calories in fructose comparing to sucrose?

4 cal/g: Both contain 4 cal/gram but since fructose is a bit sweeter than sucrose you can use less and therefore get fewer calories. I suspect in a typical diet it would not really be a significant difference. ...Read more

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Is sucrose dextrose in gatorade good for children?

Is sucrose dextrose in gatorade good for children?

No: It is high caloric, low-to-no nutritional value empty calories. It is no better than a candy bar or soda-pop. If your child runs a half-marathon or more daily, it may be indicated to replenish depleted stores of electrolytes and sugars, but otherwise it is not good for children. It was designed with high-power college athletes in mind, not little kids playing around in the back yard. ...Read more

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What are symptoms and signs of sucrose malabsorption? What are treatment options?

What are symptoms and signs of sucrose malabsorption? What are treatment options?

Cramps and diarrhea: Sucrose Malibu sorption is caused by a lack of sucrase isomaltase enzymes. Symptoms may include cramping diarrhea hypoglycemia. It is important to be on a sucrose free diet in order to avoid the symptoms. ...Read more

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Does your body process different sugars differently (eg. Glucose, fructose, sucrose, lactose, etc.)?

With minor: Differences, your body can easily metabolize any sugar. Glucose, fructose and galactose are all simple sugars or monosaccharides. Sucrose, maltose and lactose are all compound sugars or disaccharides. Sucrose is formed as a combination of a molecule of glucose and one of fructose, and they are broken apart by enzymes. All are equal to 4 calories / gram. ...Read more