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  • suffix Polyhydric alcohols.

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Examples

  • Bulking Ingredients: Sugar Alcohols The most common ingredients that provide sugar-like bulk are the sugar alcohols, or polyols—chemicals whose names end in -itol—which are essentially sugars with one corner of their molecule modified for example, sorbitol is derived in this way from glucose.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Bulking Ingredients: Sugar Alcohols The most common ingredients that provide sugar-like bulk are the sugar alcohols, or polyols—chemicals whose names end in -itol—which are essentially sugars with one corner of their molecule modified for example, sorbitol is derived in this way from glucose.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

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