Polydextrose is a synthetic sugar fiber, it is less than ten percent the sweetness of sugar. Polydextrose is used to reduce the sugar in a formula by replacing the bulk and texture of sugar, usually in conjunction with a high-intensity sweetener. It also provides additional fiber content.
• Polydextrose is one kind of water-soluble specialty carbohydrate made of glucose.
• Polydextrose is a soluble fiber with prebiotic nature.
• Polydextrose is a glucose polymer consisting of linked glucose units (DP-12)，whose structure is bonded randomly, but in which a-16 and 1-4 linkages predominate.
•The human body can not break down this type of bond because of lack of the special enzymes.