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Sorbitol

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Sorbitol

 

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Answer

Sorbitol, also known as glucitol, is a sugar alcohol that the human body metabolises slowly. It is obtained by reduction of glucose, changing the aldehyde group to an additional hydroxyl group. (Wikipedia)

 

Sorbitol is permissible.

 

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