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Examples of fruit sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sweetener is Whey Low, a low-glycemic blend of natural sugars, including fructose (fruit sugar) and lactose (milk sugar). Megan Wahn, Bon Appétit, 11 Jan. 2023 Diets high in fructose (fruit sugar) and sucrose (table sugar) can induce metabolic changes associated with Type 2 diabetes. Elizabeth Svoboda, Discover Magazine, 26 Aug. 2015 The cookies get their sweetness from Whey Low, a low-glycemic blend of natural sugars, including fructose (fruit sugar) and lactose (milk sugar). Bon Appétit, 18 Jan. 2022 The four most common forms of simple sugars include glucose, fructose (a.k.a fruit sugar), sucrose (a.k.a table sugar), and lactose (a.k.a. dairy sugar). Stefani Sassos, Ms, Rdn, Cso, Good Housekeeping, 29 Oct. 2020 Part of that craft and artistry will be in how the juice undergoes fermentation — when yeast eats the fruit sugars and converts them into alcohol. Jason Wilson, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2019 Most fruits, including bananas, are sugary and high in fructose; fructose, after all, means fruit sugar. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2018 Your body responds differently to eating an apple, which is loaded with fruit sugars. Jill U. Adams, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2018 This new study, in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, implicates sugary drinks and fructose, or fruit sugar. Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, 8 Dec. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fruit sugar was circa 1872

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“Fruit sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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