Enjoying a delicious baked treat is one of life’s sweetest moments. Unfortunately, recent scientific studies have yielded some startling facts about sugar. Commonly linked to more than 70 health problems, sugar is causing a rise in diabetes, obesity, and hypoglycemia. Dietitians recommend a maximum daily......
You are probably hearing all this talk about healthy mouths, clean noses, and sugar alternatives and wondering
“what exactly is xylitol?”
What is xylitol?
Many people ask, “What is xylitol?” To put it simply, xylitol is a natural sweetener with many other health benefits. Xylitol has a crystalline, granular structure with a sweetness comparable to sugar. It naturally occurs in many fruits and vegetables and is produced by the human body.
Is Xylitol brand new?
- No. During World War II sugar was unavailable and a company in Finland began producing Xylitol
- In 1970 large scale production of Xylitol began in earnest
- Chewing gum first appeared in the USA in 1975 and because of its impressive health benefits and improved technology availability of Xylitol has steadily increased.