A type of simple sugar derived from corn and chemically the same as glucose. Often used to make high fructose corn syrup.
Linked to type II diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Excessive added sugar intake is associated with adverse health conditions, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and inflammatory diseases. Excessive sugar consumption may trigger neuroadaptations in the brain that decouple eating behavior from caloric needs and leads to compulsive overeating. The American Heart Association suggests an added-sugar limit of no more than 24 grams of sugar for most women and no more than 36 grams of sugar for most men each day.
Everything you need to know about dextrosehttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322243#uses-in-food
Added Sugar in the Diethttps://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/carbohydrates/added-sugar-in-the-diet/#:~:text=The%20AHA%20suggests%20an%20added,of%20sugar)%20for%20most%20men.
Impact of sugar on the body, brain, and behaviorhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29772560/