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Definition of "lactitol" [lactitol]

  • A sugar alcohol, 4-O-α-D-galactopyranosyl-D-glucitol, derived from lactulose; it is used as an artificial sweetener (E966) (noun)

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Use "lactitol" in a sentence
  • "Based on the data submitted, and assuming a lactose content in lactitol of less than 0.2% and a daily intake of lactitol of 10-20g, intolerance reactions due to lactose are unlikely since the intake of lactose would be up to 0. 04g which is lower than the dose of 10g generally tolerated in lactose mal-digesters."
  • "It's true that lactitol is made from lactose in a process called catalytic hydrogenation."
  • "The applicant bases the evidence that lactitol preparations do not trigger cow’s milk allergic reactions on analytical data regarding the residual content of the two major milk proteins in lactitol preparations (up to 3. 2mg/kg for casein and 9. 7mg/kg for lactoglobulin)."