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Sucrose vs. Sucralose — What's the Difference?

Sucrose vs. Sucralose — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sucrose and Sucralose

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Sucrose

Sucrose is made up of one molecule of glucose and one molecule of fructose joined together. It is a disaccharide, a molecule composed of two monosaccharides: glucose and fructose.
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Sucralose

Sucralose is an artificial sweetener and sugar substitute. The majority of ingested sucralose is not broken down by the body, so it is noncaloric.
Feb 10, 2022

Sucrose

A crystalline disaccharide of fructose and glucose, C12H22O11, extracted chiefly from sugarcane and sugar beets and commonly known as table sugar. Also called saccharose.
Feb 10, 2022

Sucralose

An intensely sweet, heat-stable derivative of sucrose that contains no calories.
Feb 10, 2022

Sucrose

(carbohydrate) A disaccharide with formula C12H22O11, consisting of two simple sugars, glucose and fructose; normal culinary sugar.
Feb 10, 2022
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Sucralose

A selectively chlorinated sucrose, used as an artificial sweetener.
Feb 10, 2022

Sucrose

A common variety of sugar found in the juices of many plants, as the sugar cane, sorghum, sugar maple, beet root, etc. It is extracted as a sweet, white crystalline substance which is valuable as a food product, and, being antiputrescent, is largely used in the preservation of fruit. Called also saccharose, cane sugar, etc. At one time the term was used by extension, for any one of the class of isomeric substances (as lactose, maltose, etc.) of which sucrose proper is the type; however this usage is now archaic.
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Sucrose

A complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
Feb 10, 2022

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