Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that has been recognized by dentists and health professionals worldwide as a great alternative to white sugar.
Commonly found in chewing gum and breathmints, Xylitol is known to have a many health benefits associated with its use.
1. Safe For Diabetics
Unlike sugar, xylitol is not easily converted to fat. Because it is not easily converted to fat, it has almost no effect on insulin levels, making it a safe sugar alternative for diabetics, body builders, dieters, pregnant/nursing women, and also for babies and children.
2. Helps Prevent Cavities
Since it is a non-fermentable sugar, it cannot be converted to acid by oral bacteria. Thus, the alkaline-acid balance in the mouth is maintained, which helps in preventing cavities. Read more
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
10 Health Benefits of Xylitol
Xylitol is a sweet, safe sugar alternative, says Edward Group.