Glucose is one of the most common forms of sugar in food, found in nearly every fruit, like apples, apricots and pineapples, along with drinks like juice and sports drinks. Glucose is found naturally in most foods, but is also often added to processed foods to make them sweeter.
Sugars and starches are the most common type of carbohydrate. Sugars are known for their sweet taste and rapid digestion. Ingestion of sugar can have a significant effect on the level of insulin in the bloodstream. Glucose is one type of sugar and one of the most common, along with fructose and sucrose.