XYLITOL SWEETENER - 75 packets
- Xylitol in sachets
- 75 sachets per box
- 5 calories per sachet
- Provides less calories than table sugar
- Ideal to sweeten drinks and foods
What is Xylitol?
Xylitol by Now Foods is a product made from xylitol (a polyalcohol obtained from sugar) powder packaged in individual one-use 2g sachets.
What are the properties of Xylitol?
It is a polyalcohol, or sugar alcohol that is obtained from the reduction of xylose sugar.
The caloric value of xylitol is quite low. 1g of xylitol provides about 2.4 calories while one gram of sugar or sucrose contains 4 calories.
Xylitol is frequently used as a substitute for sugar or sucrose in foods, especially for diabetics because it does not require of insulin for its metabolism.
When fermented by the bacteria present in the mouth, it does not cause acids and therefore, unlike sucrose or sugar, it is not cariogenic (does not produce caries).
Who is this product for?
- People looking for a sweetener as a substitute for conventional sugar.
|per 100gper serving|
|Serving size: 1 sachet (2.04g)|
|Servings per container: 75|
|Amount per 100g|
|of which sugars||0g|