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an info hub on the role of sugars in nutrition and health.

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We also take a local perspective on major sugar and nutrition issues from around the world.

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How many kJ in 1 gram?

 

1g of PROTEIN

17kJ

1g of SUGAR

17kJ

1g of STARCH

17kJ

1g of ALCOHOL

29kJ

1g of FAT

37kJ

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"Apart from their sweetening properties sugars have many practical uses in foods, such as giving flavour, texture and a golden colour to bread and baked products."

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