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Lactitol

Description

A sugar alcohol sweetener made from milk sugar, containing just 2.4 calories per gram compared with 4 calories in regular sugar.

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Allergy Information

Lactitol

Uses

Sweetener, Flavoring, Humectant

E-Number

E966

Additional Information



Found In

Used in sugar-free candies, cookies, biscuits, chocolate, and ice cream. Also used in constipation medicine because of its laxative properties. It is listed as an excipient, a substance that binds the contents of a pill or tablet, in some prescription drugs, such as Adderall.

Possible Health Effects

Avoid if lactose intolerant.

Allergy Information

Dairy (Lactose), May be of Animal Origin

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




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