Xylitol is a naturally occurring carbohydrate, that looks and tastes just like regular table sugar. It is a natural sweetener that can be extracted from any woody fibrous plant material. Commercially it is extracted from renewable resources such as corn cobs, and also from less environmentally sustainable sources such as hardwood.
Xylitol has a delicious, sweet taste, and no unpleasant aftertaste! Xylitol has about a third the calories as table sugar, and is a healthy alternative for diabetics. Not only does it make an excellent sugar substitute, but it aids in the prevention of dental caries, and reduces plaque formation.
Xylitol has all the sweetness of common sugars yet 40% fewer calories. Proven to fight cavities, safe for diabetics, excellent in weight management, with a low GI, it is an ideal alternative for anyone who prefers a healthier life-style. Can be used in cakes, sponges, cereals, over fruit or in your favourite dish in equal amounts as regular sugar - Tastes delicious. - 40% less calories than sugar. - GI of only 7 (whereas sugar is 100). - Proven to benefit dental health. - Suitable for Diabetics. - 75% less carbs than sugar (0% net available carbs). - No bitter aftertaste.