Origin: Manufactured by Tate and Lyle PLC
Overview: Polydextrose or Sta-Lite III is a form of soluble fiber and has shown healthful prebiotic benefits. It is a synthetic polymer of glucose that helps in increasing dietary fiber content of food, replacing sugar and reducing calories, and fat content.
It is commonly used as a replacement for sugar, starch, and fat in commercial beverages, cakes, candies, dessert mixes, breakfast cereals, gelatins, frozen desserts, puddings, and salad dressings.
- Increasing dietary fiber content of food
- Replacing sugar
- Reducing fat content