Is sugar alcohol, alcohol?

No. sugar alcohols end in 0H, which puts them in the category of alcohols in general. But the drinking alcohol is ethanol and that is different from the sugar alcohols like xylitol, mannitol, ( you dont get drunk from them)
Yes. Wine is made from grapes which are a source of frutose. Once the fructose is fermented it turns into alcohol. Most alcohols come from sugar and once alcohol its alcohol.

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Are sugar alcohol bad for you?

Diarrhea. They often cause gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Eating foods containing sugar alcohols can cause particular GI distress to those susceptible. If eaten in excess, anyone would be likely to suffer from these side effects. Read more...
Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

What is the difference between sugar and sugar alcohol?

Complex chemistry. The correct answer to this involves basic knowledge of carbohydrate biochemistry. Sugar alcohols are hydrogenated forms of carbohydrates. Some simple sugar alcohols are toxic (such as ethylene glycol [antifreeze]), others can be used as food sweeteners, but they are mostly much less sweet that sucrose, which is common table sugar. Read more...
Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

In what ways can sugar alcohol have bad effects on your body like sugar?

Worse than sugar. Alcohol is a poison that damages your brain, liver, pancreas, gonads, GI tract and makes you prone to getting cancer. Alcohol never did anybody any good and you should stay away form it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more...
Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

Are sugar alcohol sweeteners like erythritol and xylitol good?

Erythritol is ideal . Sugar alcohols vary. Some have almost the same effect on blood sugar as regular sugar (maltitol). This is called glycemic index. Erythritol has the lowest glycemic index and calories per gram and is the best. Read more...
Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

What is sugar alcohol and can it affect my blood sugars at all?

Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

What is the difference between sugar alcohol and plain sugar for diabetics?

Different molecules. Sugar is a sugar and sugar alcohols have an alcohol moiety on the end of it. This causes it to taste sweet but not raise the blood sugar but studies have shown they trick the brain into thinking there is not enough sugar around and makes people feel more hungry and subsequently gain weight. Use of either in moderation or even sparingly is the best. Read more...
Sugar alcohols. The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. . Read more...

How I will check sugar free (sugar alcohol) syrup have cariostatic potential (anti- carious properties)? how its better than sugar syrup in pedia.

Sugar alcohol. xylitol is the preferred sugar alcohol substitute for sucrose. It has anticariogenic properties. stevia is also cariostatic but has no positive effects but eliminating sucrose. Read more...
Xylitol only. is the healthy sugar alternative & is perfect for diabetics. Benefits include dramatic tooth decay reduction. Safe and available. Read more...

I ate skinny cow ice cream and it says sugar alcohol will that make a positive on a breatherlizer?

No. Breathalyzers measure only ethyl (drinking) alcohol AKA CH3CH2OH. The term "alcohol" in chemistry describes a any CH2OH compound. The "alcohol" compounds in ice cream are safe and will not get you drunk (obviously) or show up on a breath test. Errors with breathalyzers (false positives) are few, like if people drink gasoline, paint remover, etc. Severe diabetes or gastric reflux may do it too. Read more...