Dextrose is glucose derived from starch, often sold to its powdered form. It is commonly used as a bulking agent for granulated artificial sweeteners.

Health considerations

See: glucose

Keep in mind

Dextrose may be derived from the starches of allergenic foods and contain trace amounts of protein. See: glucose

May be found in

Baked goods, granulated sweeteners, baking products, packaged foods, desserts, cakes, cookies, muffins, confectionery


Alternative Spellings and Names

Dextrose monohydrate, glucose, corn sugar, rice sugar, wheat sugar

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