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NOW Xylitol Pure Packets

Product Description

NOW Foods Pure Xylitol Packets - 75 Packets Now Foods Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is naturally present in small amounts of various fruits and vegetables. The Finnish name for Xylitol is "koivusokeri", or birch sugar, a reference to the extraction of Xylitol from birch bark. Now FoodsPure Xylitol is derived from a corn source. Considerable amounts of Xylitol is formed in the body every day as a result of normal metabolic processes. Although it is classified as a carbohydrate, this sweet crystalline substance is slowly absorbed from the digestive tract and does not cause rapid rises in blood glucose. In addition, the caloric impact of Xylitol is typically about 40% lower than other carbohydrates, making it a healthy addition to any diet. Discovered simultaneously by French and German chemists in 1891, Xylitol has been safely used since the 1970's as an ingredient in gums and candies. Dentists and Nutritionists alike encourage the use of Xylitol due to its unique and clinically proven dental benefits. Now Foods Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that cannot be utilized by undesirable particles in the mouth. Xylitol...a safe alternative for your sweet tooth. What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally occurring low-calorie sweetener found in fruits, vegetables and certain hardwoods. Our bodies can produce up to 15 grams of Xylitol from other foods we ingest daily. This sweetener is not a newcomer in the marketplace. Initially discovered by a German scientist in 1891, sugar shortages caused by World War II stimulated a group of innovative folks from Finland to rediscover this wonderful sugar substitute. They called it "koivusokeri" or "birch sugar" because they derived it from a fiber found in birch tree bark. By the 1960s, Xylitol was being used in Europe, the Soviet Union and Japan. Today it's used in the USA as a sweetener that's approved by the FDA and the ADA.

Preparation Instructions

For best results, simply replace each 1/2 teaspoon of sugar with 1 convenient (Xylitol packet to enjoy the reduced calorie sweetness that nature intended.

Specification
Name Value
Height 5.90
Width 3.95
Depth 2.30
Weight 0.48
Safety Warning
Diarrhea may occur with excessive consumption. If this happens, reduce intake or discontinue use. Xylitol is safe for people, but harmful to dogs. Do not feed to pets.
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