NOW's Xylitol is a 100% pure natural sweetener and sugar alternative that has one-third fewer calories than traditional sugar. The key ingredient in Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol called xylitol, considered as one of the healthiest choices for use as a sweetener. It has low glycemic impact on the body due to its slow absorption into the digestive system and unlike fructose or sucrose, will not promote tooth decay. The xylitol powder used in this product is derived from corn and is safe enough for use by all members of the family.
Individuals who use Xylitol as a substitute for sucrose and fructose in preparing their food may receive a number of possible health benefits:
- Provides a 100% pure natural sweetening agent and sugar alternative.
- Offers a less caloric substitute for fructose or sucrose.
- Helps to guard against tooth decay.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.