American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A very sweet sugar, C6H12O6, occurring in many fruits and honey and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient. Also called fruit sugar, levulose.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., sugar of fruit, or levulose (C6H12O6). It is found in honey and sweet fruits, and is one of the products of the inversion of cane-sugar. It usually exists as a colorless syrup, but can be crystallized. It is easily soluble in water and alcohol, and polarizes to the left. Also called
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.), rare Fruit sugar; levulose.
- n. a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
- From Latin fructus ("fruit") + -ose ("sugar") (derivation of sucrose). (Wiktionary)
- Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit + -ose2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It is high in fructose and very slow to crystallize.”
“Corn syrup enriched with fructose is then mixed with corn syrup high in glucose to produce the desired ratio of one to the other; some "high" fructose corn syrup preparations are higher in fructose than others.”
“High fructose is not at all the same thing as all fructose.”
“But the replacement of sucrose with fructose (or, more accurately, HFCS) doesn't necessarily lead to a dietary increase in fructose, so I think that you may be barking up the wrong tree.”
“And fructose is sweeter than glucose or sucrose, so that less carbohydrate is needed for the same effect on the palate.”
“Levelheaded nutritionists like Nestle and Walter Willett, the author of Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, agree that more important than the rise of fructose is the invasion of cheap sugars into the American diet.”
“He got to the word fructose and made a very weird face ...”
“When we consume large amounts of fructose, which is basically an unregulated source of fuel for the liver, it is converted to both fat and cholesterol.”
“Whole fruits and vegetables contain a relatively small amount of fructose, which is packaged with fiber and healthy antioxidants and other micronutrients.”
“Also, when we consume large amounts of fructose, which is basically an unregulated source of fuel for the liver, it is converted to both fat and cholesterol.”
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