Replacing sugar with allulose

Also known as D-psicose, allulose is a low-calorie sweetener present in only a few foods, such as wheat, figs and raisins. Unlike other sweeteners, allulose is 70% as sweet as sucrose and, functionally, has 95% fewer calories than sucrose (“…at least 90% is excreted by the kidneys without being metabolized”). Hence, in 2019, the FDA allowed allulose to be removed from sugars counts on Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels. Dr Peter Attia concludes: “I favo[u]r allulose for the mouthfeel, safety profile, and of course its impact on blood glucose”. Read full article here


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