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  1. lactitol(Noun)

    A sugar alcohol, 4-O-u03B1-D-galactopyranosyl-D-glucitol, derived from lactulose; it is used as an artificial sweetener (E966)


  1. Lactitol

    Lactitol is a sugar alcohol used as a replacement bulk sweetener for low calorie foods with approximately 40% of the sweetness of sugar. It is also used medically as a laxative. Lactitol is produced by two manufacturers, Danisco and Purac Biochem.

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