Tagatose : The Multifunctional Food Ingredient and Potential Drug

  title={Tagatose : The Multifunctional Food Ingredient and Potential Drug},
  author={Sudhamani Muddada},
Diabetes and Obesity have reached epidemic proportions. The treatment of diabetes and Obesity includes life style change. The diet is recommended to be low calorie in order to reduce weight. A low calorie sweetner, tagatose has been approved for food usage since 2003. It is also awaiting clearance for its use as Antidiabetic agent. The review covers the history of tagatose, production and use as food ingredient and refers to its therapeutic potential as anti-diabetic and anti-obesity agent. The… CONTINUE READING

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