Results for: Fructose

In Health

What is Fructose?

It is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide found in many foods and is one of the three important dietary monosaccharides along with glucose and galactose.
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Why is fructose used?

Fructose as an ingredient or a 'sugar' replacement in your coffee or tea is normally consumed by diabetic sufferers. This is because it has a lower glycaemic index than sucros (MORE)

Fructose is found in?

Fructose is a sugar found in many foods such as Honey, tree fruits, berries, melons. Some root vegetables also contain significant amounts of the fructose derivative sucrose (MORE)

Structure of fructose?

Fructose has the same chemical formula as glucose, the most common sugar in foods, but a different arrangement of the atoms gives it somewhat different properties.
In Health

Is fructose bad for you?

  Only when it's extracted and concentrated as a food sweetener (then it's VERY bad).   Fructose is in many fruits and vegetables that are quite good for you.
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In Honey

Does honey have fructose?

Yes, honey has fructose. On average, liquid honey contains about 38% fructose. It can also be used by food and beverage manufacturers in a dry form, which increases the fructo (MORE)
In Science

What is fructose solution?

fructose has same molecular formula but different structural formula. but the amount of sweetness of fructose is much much greater than glucose or sucrose. so the fructose sol (MORE)
In Honey

Why is fructose in honey?

Pure honey does not include fructose. You will find fructose and other foreign substances (such as other sugar-water mixtures) in cheap honey that is not subject to ethical qu (MORE)