Is fructose sugar?

Answer Fructose is a natural sugar that is found in many types of food, including fruits, vegetables and honey. Food manufacturers also use fructose as a sweetening ingredient in many prepackaged foods an... Read More »

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What Is Fructose Sugar?

Fructose sugars, naturally found only in fruit, vegetables and honey, are crystalized and used to sweeten drinks and food. Experts believe fructose is a safe natural sweetner.

Is fructose a sugar?

Fructose is considered a sugar (carbohydrate). Classified as a simple sugar, fructose contains only one saccharide unit, according to the Calorie Control Council. This type of sugar occurs naturall... Read More »

Can I substitute sugar for fructose?

On One Hand: Sugar Can Be Substituted for FructoseFructose, by volume, has about the same number of calories as granulated sugar, but is roughly twice as sweet. Sugar may be substituted for fructo... Read More »

Does sugar or fructose weigh more?

Sucrose, or table sugar, is a heavier molecule than fructose, or the type of sugar found in many fruits. You need to know molecular weight because one gram, pound, etc. of sucrose will weigh as muc... Read More »