Tag: "sweetener" at biology news
Xylitol reduces risk of cavities
...ach troubles. Products with xylitol as the sole sweetener
are uncommon on the Swedish market today. In the most common sugarless products, xylitol accounts for roughly a third of the sweetening. The studies nevertheless warrant the following recommendations: A daily intake of xylitol is recommen...
Friendly bacteria in chewing gum that bites back
...ipeline. Chewing gums containing the artificial sweetener
xylitol, which has antimicrobial properties, have also been shown to suppress the bacteria that fight tooth decay. Other potential uses of Lactobacillus include the prevention of body odour. BASF are looking into producing a deodorant based on L. a...
Sweet 'water taste' paradoxically predicts sweet taste inhibitors
...mmonly used at low concentrations as an artificial sweetener
?loses its initially sweet taste when tasted at hi...ns of saccharin inhibit the sweetness of any other sweetener
tasted at the same time. Testing a variety of compounds, the researchers found that any sweetener
Research may provide new link between soft drinks and weight gain
...ht to be a leading cause of obesity. A widely used sweetener
derived from corn, high-fructose corn syrup is similar to sucrose (table sugar) in its composition, about half glucose and half fructose. Dr. Tschöp's lab used novel body composition analyzers that use magnetic resonance technology to carefully moni...