Allulose is a low-calorie new sweetener on the market but is gaining a lot of popularity, particularly with the bakers! It is a sugar compound that is naturally derived from fruits like figs and dates. It is sweeter than erythritol but still less sweet than table sugar
Why Do People Use Allulose?
-People use allulose as a sugar substitute.
-Allulose contains fewer calories than sugar and appears to have no effect on blood glucose levels. This means it could be a healthful alternative to sugar.
-Allulose is not as sweet as sugar. People replacing sugar with allulose may find they need to use more allulose to achieve the same amount of sweetness they would get from sugar and other sugar substitutes.
Serving Size: 4g
Ingredients: 100% Organic Allulose.
ALLERGEN INFORMATION: Manufactured in a facility which processes egg, nuts, wheat, milk, and soy.
|Nutrition Information||Avg Per serve||Avg Per 100g|
|Total Carbohydrate (g)||0.4||4.0|
|Saturated Fat (g)||0.0||0.0|
^The typical nutrition data values are provided solely for informational purposes and are typical results only. All values are considered averages unless otherwise indicated.
What’s the difference between Stevia and Allulose?
Stevia is a sweet leafed plant 200 sweeter than sugar. Allulose is a mildly sweet "rare sugar" found in minuscule amounts in raisins, figs, and maple syrup. It is used to evenly disperse the intense sweetness of stevia leaf extract and remove the aftertaste that sometimes high intense sweeteners can have.
Is Allulose suitable for cooking/baking?
Absolutely. It is ideal for cooking delicious treats, including pastries, cakes, biscuits, muffins and pancakes or for flavouring desserts like ice-cream and custard. However, note that it does not caramelize as sugar does.
Can Allulose replace sugar in the diet?
Absolutely. You can use Allulose where you would use sugar. However, note that Allulose is slightly less sweet than sugar, so the quantity will have to be adjusted to get the desired sweetness. Replacing sugar in your diet can help control diabetes and aid in weight loss when used as part of an overall healthy diet and a regular exercise plan.