polydextrose

noun

poly·​dex·​trose ˌpäl-i-ˈdek-ˌstrōs How to pronounce polydextrose (audio) -ˌstrōz How to pronounce polydextrose (audio)
: a polymer of dextrose containing small amounts of bound sorbitol and citric acid that is used to mimic the texture and bulk of fat or sugar in low-calorie foods

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“Polydextrose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polydextrose. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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