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Fruit sugar

Other names: fructose, levulose

Fruit sugar, fructose , levulose , or simple sugar found in honey and in the fruit and other parts of plants. It is granulated and looks much like table sugar but it is much sweeter than sucrose (cane sugar). It has a lower glycemic index that table sugar so is preferred by diabetics.

There are the same amount of calories in fructose as in sugar but fructose is about twice as sweet so less is needed.

Purchase fructose at the health food store or in your well-stock grocery stores in the "diet foods" section.
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