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Chewing gum: Spearmint - Migros - 80g

Chewing gum: Spearmint - Migros - 80g

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Barcode: 7616500636224 (EAN / EAN-13)

Common name: Gomme à mâcher sans sucre, avec arôme de menthe et édulcorants

Quantity: 80g

Packaging: Plastic

Brands: Migros, M Classic

Categories: Snacks, Sweet snacks, Confectioneries, Chewing gum

Labels, certifications, awards: Low or no sugar, No sugar

Manufacturing or processing places: Suisse, Aargau

Stores: Migros

Countries where sold: Switzerland

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Health

Nutrition

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    Nutrient levels


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      Sugars in low quantity (0%)


      What you need to know
      • A high consumption of sugar can cause weight gain and tooth decay. It also augments the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases.

      Recommendation: Limit the consumption of sugar and sugary drinks
      • Sugary drinks (such as sodas, fruit beverages, and fruit juices and nectars) should be limited as much as possible (no more than 1 glass a day).
      • Choose products with lower sugar content and reduce the consumption of products with added sugars.
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      Salt in low quantity (0.01%)


      What you need to know
      • A high consumption of salt (or sodium) can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
      • Many people who have high blood pressure do not know it, as there are often no symptoms.
      • Most people consume too much salt (on average 9 to 12 grams per day), around twice the recommended maximum level of intake.

      Recommendation: Limit the consumption of salt and salted food
      • Reduce the quantity of salt used when cooking, and don't salt again at the table.
      • Limit the consumption of salty snacks and choose products with lower salt content.

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    Compared to: Chewing gum
    Energy 730 kj
    (174 kcal)
    -0%
    Fat 0 g -100%
    Saturated fat 0 g -100%
    Carbohydrates 71 g +8%
    Sugars 0 g -100%
    Polyols (sugar alcohols) 69 g +4%
    Fiber 0.6 g +94%
    Proteins 0.1 g -19%
    Salt < 0.01 g -65%
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 %

Ingredients

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    20 ingredients


    sweeteners: sorbitol, xylitol 26%, mannitol, maltitol syrup, sucralose and taumatin, base gum (with antioxidant: E 306), flavorings, thickener: gum arabic, humectant: E 422, coloring agent: E 171, coating agents: E 903 and E 553b.

Food processing

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    Ultra processed foods


    Elements that indicate the product is in the 4 - Ultra processed food and drink products group:

    • Additive: E171 - Titanium dioxide
    • Additive: E414 - Acacia gum
    • Additive: E420 - Sorbitol
    • Additive: E421 - Mannitol
    • Additive: E422 - Glycerol
    • Additive: E903 - Carnauba wax
    • Additive: E955 - Sucralose
    • Additive: E957 - Thaumatin
    • Additive: E965 - Maltitol
    • Additive: E967 - Xylitol
    • Ingredient: Colour
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Glazing agent
    • Ingredient: Humectant
    • Ingredient: Sweetener
    • Ingredient: Thickener

    Food products are classified into 4 groups according to their degree of processing:

    1. Unprocessed or minimally processed foods
    2. Processed culinary ingredients
    3. Processed foods
    4. Ultra processed foods

    The determination of the group is based on the category of the product and on the ingredients it contains.

    Learn more about the NOVA classification

Additives

  • E171 - Titanium dioxide


    Titanium dioxide: Titanium dioxide, also known as titaniumIV oxide or titania, is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium, chemical formula TiO2. When used as a pigment, it is called titanium white, Pigment White 6 -PW6-, or CI 77891. Generally, it is sourced from ilmenite, rutile and anatase. It has a wide range of applications, including paint, sunscreen and food coloring. When used as a food coloring, it has E number E171. World production in 2014 exceeded 9 million metric tons. It has been estimated that titanium dioxide is used in two-thirds of all pigments, and the oxide has been valued at $13.2 billion.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E414 - Acacia gum


    Gum arabic: Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, arabic gum, gum acacia, acacia, Senegal gum and Indian gum, and by other names, is a natural gum consisting of the hardened sap of various species of the acacia tree. Originally, gum arabic was collected from Acacia nilotica which was called the "gum arabic tree"; in the present day, gum arabic is collected from acacia species, predominantly Acacia senegal and Vachellia -Acacia- seyal; the term "gum arabic" does not indicate a particular botanical source. In a few cases so‐called "gum arabic" may not even have been collected from Acacia species, but may originate from Combretum, Albizia or some other genus. Producers harvest the gum commercially from wild trees, mostly in Sudan -80%- and throughout the Sahel, from Senegal to Somalia—though it is historically cultivated in Arabia and West Asia. Gum arabic is a complex mixture of glycoproteins and polysaccharides. It is the original source of the sugars arabinose and ribose, both of which were first discovered and isolated from it, and are named after it. Gum arabic is soluble in water. It is edible, and used primarily in the food industry as a stabilizer, with EU E number E414. Gum arabic is a key ingredient in traditional lithography and is used in printing, paint production, glue, cosmetics and various industrial applications, including viscosity control in inks and in textile industries, though less expensive materials compete with it for many of these roles. While gum arabic is now produced throughout the African Sahel, it is still harvested and used in the Middle East.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E420 - Sorbitol


    Sorbitol: Sorbitol --, less commonly known as glucitol --, is a sugar alcohol with a sweet taste which the human body metabolizes slowly. It can be obtained by reduction of glucose, which changes the aldehyde group to a hydroxyl group. Most sorbitol is made from corn syrup, but it is also found in nature, for example in apples, pears, peaches, and prunes. It is converted to fructose by sorbitol-6-phosphate 2-dehydrogenase. Sorbitol is an isomer of mannitol, another sugar alcohol; the two differ only in the orientation of the hydroxyl group on carbon 2. While similar, the two sugar alcohols have very different sources in nature, melting points, and uses.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E421 - Mannitol


    Mannitol: Mannitol is a type of sugar alcohol which is also used as a medication. As a sugar, it is often used as a sweetener in diabetic food, as it is poorly absorbed from the intestines. As a medication, it is used to decrease pressure in the eyes, as in glaucoma, and to lower increased intracranial pressure. Medically, it is given by injection. Effects typically begin within 15 minutes and last up to 8 hours.Common side effects from medical use include electrolyte problems and dehydration. Other serious side effects may include worsening heart failure and kidney problems. It is unclear if use is safe in pregnancy. Mannitol is in the osmotic diuretic family of medications and works by pulling fluid from the brain and eyes.The discovery of mannitol is attributed to Joseph Louis Proust in 1806. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system. The wholesale cost in the developing world is about US$1.12 to 5.80 a dose. In the United States, a course of treatment costs $25 to 50. It was originally made from the flowering ash and called manna due to its supposed resemblance to the Biblical food. Mannitol is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned drug list due to concerns that it may mask other drugs.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E422 - Glycerol


    Glycerol: Glycerol -; also called glycerine or glycerin; see spelling differences- is a simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is sweet-tasting and non-toxic. The glycerol backbone is found in all lipids known as triglycerides. It is widely used in the food industry as a sweetener and humectant and in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E903 - Carnauba wax


    Carnauba wax: Carnauba -; Portuguese: carnaúba [kaʁnɐˈubɐ]-, also called Brazil wax and palm wax, is a wax of the leaves of the palm Copernicia prunifera -Synonym: Copernicia cerifera-, a plant native to and grown only in the northeastern Brazilian states of Piauí, Ceará, Maranhão, Bahia, and Rio Grande do Norte. It is known as "queen of waxes" and in its pure state, usually comes in the form of hard yellow-brown flakes. It is obtained from the leaves of the carnauba palm by collecting and drying them, beating them to loosen the wax, then refining and bleaching the wax.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E955 - Sucralose


    Sucralose: Sucralose is an artificial sweetener and sugar substitute. The majority of ingested sucralose is not broken down by the body, so it is noncaloric. In the European Union, it is also known under the E number E955. It is produced by chlorination of sucrose. Sucralose is about 320 to 1‚000 times sweeter than sucrose, three times as sweet as both aspartame and acesulfame potassium, and twice as sweet as sodium saccharin. Evidence of benefit is lacking for long-term weight loss with some data supporting weight gain and heart disease risks.It is stable under heat and over a broad range of pH conditions. Therefore, it can be used in baking or in products that require a long shelf life. The commercial success of sucralose-based products stems from its favorable comparison to other low-calorie sweeteners in terms of taste, stability, and safety. Common brand names of sucralose-based sweeteners are Splenda, Zerocal, Sukrana, SucraPlus, Candys, Cukren, and Nevella. Canderel Yellow also contains sucralose, but the original Canderel and Green Canderel do not.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E965 - Maltitol


    Maltitol: Maltitol is a sugar alcohol -a polyol- used as a sugar substitute. It has 75–90% of the sweetness of sucrose -table sugar- and nearly identical properties, except for browning. It is used to replace table sugar because it is half as caloric, does not promote tooth decay, and has a somewhat lesser effect on blood glucose. In chemical terms, maltitol is known as 4-O-α-glucopyranosyl-D-sorbitol. It is used in commercial products under trade names such as Lesys, Maltisweet and SweetPearl.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E967 - Xylitol


    Xylitol: Xylitol is a sugar alcohol used as a sweetener. The name derives from Ancient Greek: ξύλον, xyl[on], "wood" + suffix -itol, used to denote sugar alcohols. Xylitol is categorized as a polyalcohol or sugar alcohol -specifically an alditol-. It has the formula CH2OH-CHOH-3CH2OH. It is a colorless or white solid that is soluble in water. Use of manufactured products containing xylitol may reduce tooth decay.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

The analysis is based solely on the ingredients listed and does not take into account processing methods.
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    Details of the analysis of the ingredients


    : édulcorants (sorbitol), xylitol 27%, mannitol, maltitol, sucralose, thaumatine, gomme base (avec antioxygène (e306)), arômes, épaississant (gomme arabique), humectant (e422), colorant (e171), agents d'enrobage (e903), e553b
    1. édulcorants -> en:sweetener - percent_min: 27 - percent_max: 73
      1. sorbitol -> en:e420 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 27 - percent_max: 73
    2. xylitol -> en:e967 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 27 - percent: 27 - percent_max: 27
    3. mannitol -> en:e421 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 27
    4. maltitol -> en:e965 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 23
    5. sucralose -> en:e955 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 15.3333333333333
    6. thaumatine -> en:e957 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11.5
    7. gomme base -> en:gum-base - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.2
      1. avec antioxygène -> en:antioxidant - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.2
        1. e306 -> en:e306 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.2
    8. arômes -> en:flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    9. épaississant -> en:thickener - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. gomme arabique -> en:e414 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    10. humectant -> en:humectant - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. e422 -> en:e422 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    11. colorant -> en:colour - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. e171 -> en:e171 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    12. agents d'enrobage -> en:glazing-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.6
      1. e903 -> en:e903 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.6
    13. e553b -> en:e553b - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.18181818181818

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