dextrose dextrose  /ˈdɛk stroʊs/


  • (n) an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits



  1. The dextrose supplies calories for the babe's first vital activities.
  2. To stretch sugar supplies, bottlers are using less cane sugar per drink, more dextrose and sorghum.
  3. To the juice of oranges and grapefruit he adds distilled water, dextrose and yeast.


  • 5 tips for long-term energy

    1JUST SAY NO TO 'OSE' Eliminate breakfast cereals that list ingredients like sugar, corn syrup, honey or anything that ends in "ose" (dextrose, sucrose, maltose). Instead, go for low-sugar berries, whole-grain cereals (like old-fashioned oats), nuts (1 ounce is a serving) and plain Greek yogurt (fat-free if you're trying to lose weight).
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philadelphia Daily News


  • Oscar Meyer says the company's famous wieners are made with "mechanically separated turkey, separated chicken, pork, water, salt, ground mustard seed, sodium lactate, corn syrup, dextrose, sodium phosphates, sodium diacetate, sodium nitrate and...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Oscar Mayer Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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decadent decadent
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