Slow release sugar for low GI market.Exclusive approval has been granted to Cargill in Europe to place isomaltulose--a unique slow release sugar that can help reduce both the glycaemic and insulinemic response of foods--on the market. Isomaltulose is present in nature in small amounts in honey and cane juice. It is the first slow release sugar to deliver both glucose and fructose fructose (frŭk`tōs), levulose (lĕv`yəlōs'), or fruit sugar, simple sugar found in honey and in the fruit and other parts of plants. , as sucrose does, but results in a very low blood insulin response. Cargill is the only producer to have been given EU authorisation to place isomaltulose in the market for use in food. Isomaltulose has very low glycemic Glycemic
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The primary application is as a single ingredient in sports, fitness and energy drinks, meal replacement beverages, energy and nutritional bars and breakfast cereals. It is likely that its application could also be extended to confectionery, bakery and sweets. Whilst its primary use is as a single ingredient, Isomatulose can work equally well in combination with other ingredients.
Cargill's isomaltulose is approved for use in the EU in all foods according to GMP GMP (guanosine monophosphate): see guanine. . In the USA, isomaltulose has GRAS GRAS - A public domain graph-oriented database system for software engineering applications from RWTH Aachen. (Generally Recognised as Safe) status.
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