Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS): The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), responsible for assuring the safety and security of our nation’s food supply, has helped the United States earn a reputation for having the safest food in the world. A big part of the success has been in the approval of new substances. Learn More.
Metabolism: Allulose is absorbed by the small intestine and excreted in the urine without being significantly metabolized. A study in 14 healthy adults consuming allulose at 5 to 20 g reported urinary excretion of allulose at 66-79% and low microbial fermentability of allulose in the large intestine . Learn More
Glycemic Index: In conducting studies as part of the GRAS process, researchers found that allulose has no impact on blood glucose and actually suppresses glycemic response of other glycemic carbohydrates when tested with carbohydrates or within a meal. When tested as a single ingredient, allulose is shown to be non-glycemic. Learn More.