What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a 5-carbon polyol, widely distributed throughout nature in small amounts. The human Body typically produces 5 - 15g of xylitol per day during its natural energy metabolism processes. Some of the best sources of xylitol are fruits, berries, mushrooms, corncobs and hardwoods.
These days, xylitol is used extensively in sugar-free chewing-gum and oral-hygiene products worldwide.
What are the major health benefits of replacing sugar with Xylitol?
Xylitol looks and tastes just like ordinary sugar but differs in that it actively inhibits the growth of certain bacteria and thus reduces the risk of dental cavities. As a polyol, xylitol will not react with yeasts, meaning it can safely be used by Candida sufferers.
XyloBrit is a low-GI Food that releases its Energy gradually into the blood stream, and will not cause fluctuations in Blood Sugar levels. It also has a prebiotic effect, assisting the growth of friendly bacteria in the gut and promoting good digestive health.