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What does C12H22O11 stand for?

C12H22O11 stands for Table Sugar (sucrose; common chemical formula)


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Does high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) promote obesity more than ordinary table sugar, as a recent study contended?
The process starts with one sugar - table sugar (sucrose) - but by the time you have dark, almost black caramel, more than 128 different sugars and related compounds have been formed, each one with a different color, smell, taste and chemical formula,'' she writes, adding that a light caramel tastes very different from a dark one.
Pasta, for example, has a Glycemic Index of 41, a Potato--85, Gatorade--91, an apple--36, a glass of milk--27, and table sugar (which is not glucose but sucrose)--65.