Allulose is a relatively “new” sweetener on the market that has been shown in studies to promote weight loss and lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. But what is allulose, exactly? Listen in this week as Dee explains the chemistry of allulose, how it works in the body, and why it is considered the “holy grail” of sweeteners.


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