Question - What chemicals are in molasses?

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The nonsugar content includes many salts, such as calcium, potassium, oxalate, and chloride. It contains betaine and the trisaccharide raffinose. These are a result of concentration from the original plant material or chemicals in processing, and make it unpalatable to humans. Cane molasses has been found to contain cytidine, uridine, adenosine, adenine, inosine, guanosine, guanine, 51-inosinic, guanylic, and adenylic acids. Carcinogenicity: Molasses: Not listed as a carcinogen (ACGIH, IARC, NTP). Mutagenicity: No additional information. Reproductive Toxicity: No additional information. Waste disposal recommendations: Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. Now the culprit is the lead in molasses, which is one of the main ingredients in traditional black licorice. Sometimes this lead is the result of pollutants in the soil or agricultural products like pesticide, which can contaminate the sugar cane grown around the world, that is then used to make molasses.

https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/9-surprising-uses-molasses-didnt-know/

To use blackstrap molasses as a face wash, dilute the syrup with water, apply the mixture to the skin and let it sit for at least five minutes. Then rinse your face with warm water. Molasses is reported to help with acne, eczema, and rosacea, and it's also a great skin softening agent.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318719.php

Side effects Additionally, molasses can cause digestive problems. Consuming large amounts can cause loose stools or diarrhea. If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or experience digestive discomfort, you may want to avoid this syrup.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320431436_Probiotic_fermentation_using_orange_vinasse_and_m

The results showed that by-products as vinasse and molasses are good and economic feed substrates for probiotic growth and obtain an acceptable probiotic for animal feed.

http://www.madehow.com/Volume-5/Molasses.html

Molasses. Molasses, from the Latin word melaceres, meaning honey-like, is a thick dark syrup that is a byproduct of sugar refining. It results when sugar is crystallized out of sugar cane or sugar beet juice.

https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/benefits-blackstrap-molasses

About 1 tablespoon of blackstrap molasses provides 8 percent of the daily value for calcium and 10 percent for magnesium. Adequate levels of magnesium are also crucial in preventing diseases like osteoporosis and asthma along with others that can affect your blood and heart.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/brown-sugar-vs-white-sugar

In fact, most brown sugar is a mixture of white sugar and molasses, which is a type of sugar-derived syrup. Molasses is responsible for its darker color and slightly increases its nutritional value.

https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/carbohydrates-contain-monosaccharides-1181.html

Fructose is a monosaccharide that can be found on its own in some fruits. The monosaccharide fructose can also be part of the disaccharide sucrose, which is made of a glucose attached to a fructose. Sucrose is the main sugar in table sugar, maple syrup, molasses and all foods and beverages sweetened with these sugars.

https://www.grandmasmolasses.com/faq

Sulfured molasses is made from immature green sugarcane that is treated with sulfur fumes during the sugar extracting process, whereas Grandma's unsulfured molasses is made of the finest quality pure unsulfured juice of sun-ripened sugarcane.

https://grownuphydroponics.com/raw-cane-molasses-100-water-soluble.html

RAW - Cane Molasses - 100% Water Soluble. RAW Cane Molasses is a highly concentrated, water Soluble micronized molasses that gives all the benefits of Liquid Molasses without all the mess. Cane Molasses is an excellent source of carbon energy (food) for beneficial microbes.

https://oureverydaylife.com/can-freeze-molasses-39924.html

Frozen Molasses Although it can be stored in the freezer, molasses does not freeze solid in most home freezers. The sugars in molasses act as an antifreeze and lower the freezing point of this sticky staple. Instead of the entire molasses mass freezing, the moisture within the molasses never comes close to freezing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molasses

Beet molasses is 50% sugar by dry weight, predominantly sucrose, but contains significant amounts of glucose and fructose.

http://organickart.in/index.php/component/content/article?id=42

The sugarcane juice is extracted from the cane and is collected in a huge cauldron. Upon further boiling the juice condenses into a thick viscous liquid, which is called Kakvi. Popularly used as a sweetening agent, this liquid Jaggery is very popular in this part of India.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology/sugar-acids

The physiologically important sugar acids are aldonic and uronic acids. An aldonic acid is obtained when the aldehyde group in an aldo sugar is oxidized; thus, oxidation of D-glucose at C1 yields D-gluconic acid.

https://www.manrepeller.com/2016/12/health-benefits-of-blackstrap-molasses.html

The recommended daily allowance is 18 milligrams per day. One serving of blackstrap molasses — one tablespoon — has. 9 milligrams of iron. That's only 4% of of the recommended daily value.