Polydextrose is a soluble fiber made by combining dextrose (corn sugar) with sorbitol, which is a sugar alcohol. It is used as a stabiliser and thickening agent to provide a creamier texture. It is also 10% as sweet as sugar and provides additional dietary fiber. This ingredient is considered safe, but can cause a laxative effect when taken in high doses.

Polydextrose is a soluble fiber made by combining dextrose (corn sugar) with sorbitol, which is a sugar alcohol. While providing additional fiber, it also has a sweetening effect and is around 10% as sweet as sugar. However it is most likely used in protein powders as a stabiliser and thickening agent to provide a creamier texture.

This ingredient is considered safe, but can cause a laxative effect when taken in high doses.

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