Trehalose has the non-specificity protection functions for many biologies. Trehalose in insects also plays an important role, especially when it comes to trehalose's melting point. Some insects can non-frozen and non-dry under the condition of high and cool and high temperature and water loss, that is because they have trehalose in their bodies. So it has the LIFE SUGAR name in the science field. For example, the desert plant nearly die when it is very dry, however, when it meet the biology activity substance, it resurgence, as this plant has trehalose. In addition, trehalose in skin care also enjoys a great popularity due to their functions.
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Trehalose is a reliable and safe natural sugar that can be extracted from mushrooms and beans. It has a good health care effect on the human body. Trehalose can avoid protein denaturation and has a good sweetness. At the same time, it can also inhibit the production of rancid smells. It is often used in the blending of food materials to make beverages and some foods that require high-temperature preservation.
Trehalose is of course edible, but it is best not to eat trehalose for people with diabetes or those with high levels of sugar in their bodies. Because it belongs to a kind of sugar, it is often used as a food additive. As a healthy low-calorie sweetener, it is put into food. Trehalose has a lot of vitamin B2 and unsaturated fatty acids, so it has a good effect on human blood pressure. It can soften the blood vessels, and the sugar content of trehalose is lower than that of white sugar. Many people hear the name trehalose and think it is a kind of seafood, but it is actually a sugar extracted from other substances.
In bakery products, trehalose has a variety of potential use values: it can adjust the sweetness and aroma of frosting, bread cream and fruit fillings on cakes, biscuits and pastries, and does not damage the shelf life, so that People taste the original flavor of the product.
As a healthy sweetener, trehalose is normally listed on the food label as a food ingredient. At present, trehalose is widely used as a food additive. It is best not to eat trehalose directly, but you can eat foods with added trehalose, which tastes better.