Does Xylitol Make a Good Sweetener?

Does Xylitol Make a Good Sweetener?

Health conscious people recognize that sugar and artificial sweeteners present serious problems for your body. Over the years, artificial sweeteners have been linked to everything from neurological disorders to cancer, and more. While the results of these studies are...

Sugar Substitutes in the Diabetic Diet

By H. Mehnert, Internationale Zeitschrift für Vitamin- und Ernährungsforschung, 1976;15:295-324. Abstract The decreased glucose utilization in diabetes mellitus justifies the use of sugar substitutes (“diabetic sugar“) if two conditions are fulfilled:...

The Benefits of Gum with Xylitol

The health and dental benefits of xylitol are numerous and, in fact, are so impressive that many people are left shocked.  What is it about xylitol that makes it so beneficial?  Why is xylitol such a perfect ingredient for gum and other dental health products?  Let’s...

Xylitol Research

Xylitol production by Ca-alginate entrapped cells: comparison of different fermentation systems W Carvalho, SS Silva, JC Santos, A Converti – Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 2003 Candida guilliermondii cells were entrapped in Ca-alginate beads and used for xylitol...

Understanding the Importance of Xylitol Dental Health

Can xylitol play a role in your dental care program?  People around the world are now using this all-natural sweetener.  While it was discovered in the late 19th century, xylitol didn’t really begin making its way into the public consciousness until research in the...

Xylitol Animal Studies

Publication: IPCS Inchem Read original study here. XYLITOL Explanation Toxicological monographs were issued in 1977 and 1978 (see Annex I, Refs. 44 and 49). Since the previous evaluation, additional data have become available and are summarized and discussed in the...

Sugars and Sweeteners

The Canadian Diabetes Association compiled information on which sweeteners increase blood glucose levels, and which do not. View the tables here.

Reasons to Use Xylitol Chewing Gum

The right xylitol chewing gum can help you boost your overall oral health. Beginning in Finland in the 1970s, researchers began studying the diverse benefits of xylitol and were, in fact, quite surprised by what xylitol had to offer. Xylitol turned out to be far more...

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