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What are examples of sugar alcohols?

Sugar alcohols are one type of reduced-calorie sweetener. Examples of sugar alcohol are:
  • erythritol
  • hydrogenated starch hydrolysates
  • isomalt
  • lactitol
  • maltitol
  • mannitol
  • sorbitol
  • xylitol
Even though they are called sugar alcohols, they do not contain alcohol.

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