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Is le dextrose vegan?

Le dextrose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is le dextrose?

Le dextrose is a simple sugar that is chemically identical to glucose, a key source of energy for the body. It is commonly used in the food industry as a sweetener, bulking agent, and humectant due to its ability to retain moisture. Le dextrose is derived from corn starch and is considered to be a highly soluble and rapidly absorbed carbohydrate. It is often used as a supplement for athletes and bodybuilders due to its ability to provide quick energy and aid in post-workout recovery. It is also used in baking, candy making, and as a preservative in some food products.

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