Food and Health
- A source of quick energy.
- Adds flavor to foods and beverages and improves the shelf life of baked goods.
- Contains more calories volume for volume than sugar.
- Contamination with Clostridium botulinum spores may be dangerous for babies under a year old.
- A good source of calcium.
- Provides protein and digestible, high-calorie nutrition during an illness.
- High in saturated fat and sugar.