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Sugar (sucrose) is a common food ingredient, often used to satisfy the innate human desire for sweetness (see the article Sweeteners: nutritive) (1-3). In most of its forms, sugar is a very pure food ingredient. It is also a versatile ingredient and, as a digestible carbohydrate, a macronu-trient.
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