Dextrose monohydrate, another name for D-glucose, is a monosaccharide sugar found in plants, usually produced by the hydrolysis of corn starch. As it is a form of glucose, it is rapidly absorbed through the intestine. Dextrose is an approved food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 1.
This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:
- Optimal Support Packets
- PhytoMatrix® Caplets
- Food and Drug Administration. EAFUS: A Food Additive Database. http://www.foodsafety.gov/~dms/eafus.html. 10-17-2008. 12-4-2008.