What is Xylitol
You have probably heard and read a lot about Xylitol and now find your way here wanting to find out what is Xylitol. Fruits and vegetables contain pentose sugar alcohol, similar in taste and looks like sugar but is 40% lower in calories. Xylitol is one of the lowest sweeteners on the glycemic index.
The body uses xylitol without needing insulin, rendering it safe for diabetics. It is one sweetener recommended by dentists that when consuming six grams per day can help to decrease plaque buildup and gives an extra boost to stimulate saliva to wash away bacteria that can cause tooth decay. If you like to chew gum, here are 5 Top Brands of Chewing Gum containing Xylitol.
You are more informed on what you are putting in your body! It can be found in many chewing gums and mints friendly to a keto diet.
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