What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a naturally occurring substance found in many fruits, vegetables, and even in the human body. It has a crystalline, granular structure similar to sugar. Its flavor is identical to sugar and has the same sweetness level with no unpleasant aftertaste.
Unlike sugar and many other substitutes, Xylitol sweetener has been clinically proven to benefit oral health by preventing cavities and minimizing the possibility of gum disease. It has even been proven to treat and prevent ear infections and keep the nasal passage clear of bacteria, allergens, and other contaminants.
Xylitol also nourishes your beneficial bacteria as they are able to use 5 carbon sweeteners for fuel. Starve the bad, feed the good.