Xylitol is a natural sweetener that can be produced from plants, fruits, and vegetables.
Xylitol is produced from non-GM corn, and has about 40 % fewer calories than normal sugar.
Its sweetness, intensity, and texture are nonetheless very similar to those of sugar.
Due to its very low glycemic index, it is also suitable for diabetics.
Xylitol is an excellent alternative for diabetics because:
- It has a low glycemic index (13).
- It's a polyol that prevents bacteria from proliferating in the mouth, ensuring an alkaline pH.
10 g per day, as an alternative to conventional sugar.