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fruit sugar

Syllabification: fruit sug·ar

Definition of fruit sugar in English:

noun

Another term for fructose.
Example sentences
  • Health visitors from all over the country pleaded for clearer labelling - sodium should be labelled as salt, fructose as fruit sugar for example.
  • Agave nectar is a fruit sugar, which absorbs more slowly into the bloodstream and is suitable for diabetics, since it's much lower on the glycemic index.
  • Fructooligosaccharide is a fruit sugar and is often used as a prebiotic in the treatment of Candida.

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