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chewing-gum fresh citrus au thé vert - Mentos - 90g

chewing-gum fresh citrus au thé vert - Mentos - 90g

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Barcode: 80905608

Common name: Chewing-gum avec édulcorants, parfum citron-menthe

Quantity: 90g

Packaging: Plastic

Brands: Mentos

Categories: Snacks, Sweet snacks, Confectioneries, Chewing gum, Sugar-free chewing gum

Labels, certifications, awards: Green Dot
Green Dot

Countries where sold: France

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Health

Nutrition

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    Compared to: Sugar-free chewing gum
    Energy 755 kj
    (181 kcal)
    +7%
    Fat 0.6 g +173%
    Saturated fat 0.6 g +351%
    Carbohydrates 70 g +7%
    Sugars 0 g -100%
    Polyols (sugar alcohols) 70 g +5%
    Fiber 0 g -100%
    Proteins 0 g -100%
    Salt ?
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 %

Ingredients

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    29 ingredients


    : Edulcorants (xylitol, sorbitol, sirop de maltitol, mannitol, aspartame, acésulfame-K), gomme base, maltodextrine, acidifiants (acide malique, acide citrique), arômes, fécule, stabilisant (glycérol), émulsifiants (sucroesters d'acides gras, lécithines (soja)), épaississants (gomme de cellulose), extrait de thé vert (0,1%), agent d'enrobage (cire de carnauba), antioxydant (E321), colorants (curcumine, bleu brillant FCF).
    Allergens: Soybeans

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: E100 - Curcumin
    • Additive: E133 - Brilliant blue FCF
    • Additive: E322 - Lecithins
    • Additive: E420 - Sorbitol
    • Additive: E421 - Mannitol
    • Additive: E422 - Glycerol
    • Additive: E466 - Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose
    • Additive: E473 - Sucrose esters of fatty acids
    • Additive: E903 - Carnauba wax
    • Additive: E950 - Acesulfame k
    • Additive: E951 - Aspartame
    • Additive: E965 - Maltitol
    • Additive: E967 - Xylitol
    • Ingredient: Colour
    • Ingredient: Emulsifier
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Glazing agent
    • Ingredient: Maltodextrin
    • 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

  • E133 - Brilliant blue FCF


    Brilliant Blue FCF: Brilliant Blue FCF -Blue 1- is an organic compound classified as a triarylmethane dye and a blue azo dye, reflecting its chemical structure. Known under various commercial names, it is a colorant for foods and other substances. It is denoted by E number E133 and has a color index of 42090. It has the appearance of a blue powder. It is soluble in water, and the solution has a maximum absorption at about 628 nanometers.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E296 - Malic acid


    Malic acid: Malic acid is an organic compound with the molecular formula C4H6O5. It is a dicarboxylic acid that is made by all living organisms, contributes to the pleasantly sour taste of fruits, and is used as a food additive. Malic acid has two stereoisomeric forms -L- and D-enantiomers-, though only the L-isomer exists naturally. The salts and esters of malic acid are known as malates. The malate anion is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E321 - Butylated hydroxytoluene


    Butylated hydroxytoluene: Butylated hydroxytoluene -BHT-, also known as dibutylhydroxytoluene, is a lipophilic organic compound, chemically a derivative of phenol, that is useful for its antioxidant properties. European and U.S. regulations allow small amounts to be used as a food additive. In addition to this use, BHT is widely used to prevent oxidation in fluids -e.g. fuel, oil- and other materials where free radicals must be controlled.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E322 - Lecithins


    Lecithins are natural compounds commonly used in the food industry as emulsifiers and stabilizers.

    Extracted from sources like soybeans and eggs, lecithins consist of phospholipids that enhance the mixing of oil and water, ensuring smooth textures in various products like chocolates, dressings, and baked goods.

    They do not present any known health risks.

  • E322i - Lecithin


    Lecithins are natural compounds commonly used in the food industry as emulsifiers and stabilizers.

    Extracted from sources like soybeans and eggs, lecithins consist of phospholipids that enhance the mixing of oil and water, ensuring smooth textures in various products like chocolates, dressings, and baked goods.

    They do not present any known health risks.

  • E330 - Citric acid


    Citric acid is a natural organic acid found in citrus fruits such as lemons, oranges, and limes.

    It is widely used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer, acidulant, and preservative due to its tart and refreshing taste.

    Citric acid is safe for consumption when used in moderation and is considered a generally recognized as safe (GRAS) food additive by regulatory agencies worldwide.

  • 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
  • E466 - Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose


    Carboxymethyl cellulose: Carboxymethyl cellulose -CMC- or cellulose gum or tylose powder is a cellulose derivative with carboxymethyl groups --CH2-COOH- bound to some of the hydroxyl groups of the glucopyranose monomers that make up the cellulose backbone. It is often used as its sodium salt, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose.
    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
  • E950 - Acesulfame k


    Acesulfame potassium: Acesulfame potassium - AY-see-SUL-faym-, also known as acesulfame K -K is the symbol for potassium- or Ace K, is a calorie-free sugar substitute -artificial sweetener- often marketed under the trade names Sunett and Sweet One. In the European Union, it is known under the E number -additive code- E950. It was discovered accidentally in 1967 by German chemist Karl Clauss at Hoechst AG -now Nutrinova-. In chemical structure, acesulfame potassium is the potassium salt of 6-methyl-1‚2,3-oxathiazine-4-3H--one 2‚2-dioxide. It is a white crystalline powder with molecular formula C4H4KNO4S and a molecular weight of 201.24 g/mol.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E951 - Aspartame


    Aspartame: Aspartame -APM- is an artificial non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide. A panel of experts set up by the European Food Safety Authority concluded in 2013 that aspartame is safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure. As of 2018, evidence does not support a long-term benefit for weight loss or in diabetes. Because its breakdown products include phenylalanine, people with the genetic condition phenylketonuria -PKU- must be aware of this as an additional source.It was first sold under the brand name NutraSweet. It was first made in 1965, and the patent expired in 1992. It was initially approved for use in food products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration -FDA- in 1981. The safety of aspartame has been the subject of several political and medical controversies, United States congressional hearings, and Internet hoaxes.
    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
  • E965ii - Maltitol syrup


    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


    : Edulcorants (xylitol, sorbitol, sirop de maltitol, mannitol, aspartame, acésulfame-K), gomme base, maltodextrine, acidifiants (acide malique, acide citrique), arômes, fécule, stabilisant (glycérol), émulsifiants (sucroesters d'acides gras, lécithines de soja), épaississants (gomme de cellulose), extrait de thé vert 0.1%, agent d'enrobage (cire de carnauba), antioxydant (e321), colorants (curcumine, bleu brillant FCF)
    1. Edulcorants -> en:sweetener - percent_min: 7.69230769230769 - percent_max: 99.1
      1. xylitol -> en:e967 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 1.28205128205128 - percent_max: 99.1
      2. sorbitol -> en:e420 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 49.55
      3. sirop de maltitol -> en:e965ii - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.0333333333333
      4. mannitol -> en:e421 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 24.775
      5. aspartame -> en:e951 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 19.82
      6. acésulfame-K -> en:e950 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.5166666666667
    2. gomme base -> en:gum-base - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 49.6
    3. maltodextrine -> en:maltodextrin - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 33.1
    4. acidifiants -> en:acid - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 24.85
      1. acide malique -> en:e296 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 24.85
      2. acide citrique -> en:e330 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.425
    5. arômes -> en:flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 5
    6. fécule -> en:starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 9510 - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 5
    7. stabilisant -> en:stabiliser - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 5
      1. glycérol -> en:e422 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    8. émulsifiants -> en:emulsifier - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 5
      1. sucroesters d'acides gras -> en:e473 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      2. lécithines de soja -> en:soya-lecithin - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 42200 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 2.5
    9. épaississants -> en:thickener - percent_min: 0.1 - percent_max: 5
      1. gomme de cellulose -> en:e466 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    10. extrait de thé vert -> en:green-tea-extract - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 18155 - percent_min: 0.1 - percent: 0.1 - percent_max: 0.1
    11. agent d'enrobage -> en:glazing-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
      1. cire de carnauba -> en:e903 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
    12. antioxydant -> en:antioxidant - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
      1. e321 -> en:e321 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
    13. colorants -> en:colour - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
      1. curcumine -> en:e100 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1
      2. bleu brillant FCF -> en:e133 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.1

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