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10-07-2003, 06:24 AM
I was recently looking for dextrose on the internet to put into my post workout shake. I came upon a wersite that had it and a description as "powdered sugar". If that is true could you use regular powdered sugar in you post work out shake with the same advantages?

If so how much would you use?

10-07-2003, 07:33 AM
Powdered sugar is composed of sucrose (glucose and fructose) and a little corn starch, which would not be the same as dextrose (glucose).

Stephen Riddington
10-08-2003, 11:13 PM
I believe dextrose is also known as corn sugar. It's called corn sugar when I buy them in bulk at my local health store.

Around 40g (8 teasespoons) should be enough.

10-11-2003, 12:08 AM
yea, dextrose is corn sugar. It's used for beer making so look for it at wine making stores.