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Isomalt

Alternate Names

Isomaltitol

Description

Isomalt is a sugar substitute, without an aftertaste, made from beets.

Isomalt - Quick Stats
Names

Isomaltitol

Allergy Information

Uses

Sweetener, Humectant, Anti-Caking Agent, Bulking Agent, Glazing Agent, Emulsifier

E-Number

E953

Additional Information



Found In

Cheese, milk powders, desserts, breakfast cereals, pasta, noodles, seasonings, condiments, beverages, ice cream, jam, baked goods. Also in low-calorie and diabetic foods.

Possible Health Effects

Consuming foods that contain Isomalt in excess can lead to upset stomach, bloating and gas. Some people report these symptoms after minimal amounts are ingested.

Allergy Information

Unknown

In The News

A video about using Isomalt: Potentially will be used in edible packaging.

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Copyright January 30, 2013 Be Food Smart, Updated 3/12/13




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