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Is !glucose vegan?

!glucose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is !glucose?

Glucose, also known as dextrose, is a simple sugar that is a vital source of energy for our bodies. It is a carbohydrate that is naturally found in fruits, honey, and some vegetables. As an ingredient, glucose is widely used in food and beverage production as a sweetener, a thickener, and a humectant to prevent food from drying out. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry as an intravenous source of energy for patients who are unable to eat. Glucose has a high glycemic index, meaning it can quickly raise blood sugar levels, and is often used as a supplement for athletes and bodybuilders to enhance performance and endurance.

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