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Is fructose syrup vegan?

Fructose syrup is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is fructose syrup?

Fructose syrup is a sweetener made from corn starch that has been processed to convert some of the glucose molecules into fructose. It is commonly used in a wide range of food and beverage products, such as soft drinks, baked goods, and confectionery. Fructose syrup is sweeter and more soluble than regular sugar, which makes it a popular choice for manufacturers looking to sweeten their products while reducing costs. However, some studies suggest that consuming excessive amounts of fructose can lead to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, so it should be consumed in moderation.

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