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Is d-fructose vegan?

D-fructose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is d-fructose?

D-fructose is a natural sugar that is commonly found in fruits, vegetables, and honey. It is a monosaccharide and has the same chemical formula as glucose but with a different arrangement of atoms. D-fructose is sweeter than table sugar (sucrose) and is often used as a sweetener in processed foods and beverages. It is also used in the production of high-fructose corn syrup, which is widely used in the food industry. D-fructose is metabolized differently than other sugars, and excessive consumption may lead to health problems such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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