Uses: Polydextrose is used as a thickener, humectant and modifying agent in baked foods, modified carbohydrates, confectionary, chocolate, jam, ice cream, low joule foods.
Suitable for diabetics. Seems safe in small doses, can cause diarrhoea in large doses (90g per day), see warning in E967.
Not to be used for babies or infants
Description: Polydextrose is a plasticised polymer of glucose, with some sorbitol.
Produced by heating dextrose (glucose) in the presence of Sorbitol and Citric Acid.
Binds water and protects against freeze damage.