Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol sugar substitute produced from glucose (often from corn syrup). Sorbitol is half as sweet as sucrose and contains 2.6 calories per gram.
Sorbitol can have a laxative effect, causing gas, bloating, and diarrhea with as little as 10 grams of intake. Sorbitol has no effect on blood sugar but may not be suitable for diabetics.
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