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Xylitol is a sugar alcohol compound with the molecular formula C5H12O5. It is a colourless or white crystalline solid that is easily soluble in water. Xylitol is naturally present in small amounts in various fruits, vegetables and cereals. Humans produce small amounts of xylitol through normal metabolism.
Xylitol is a sweetener used as a food additive and sugar substitute, with the same sweetness as sucrose. It contains only 2.4 calories per gram, 40% less than regular sugar. Xylitol has a sweet taste and low absorption rate, and the rate of increase in blood sugar after consumption is much lower than that caused by the consumption of glucose.
1. It is used in the production of chewing gum, chewing gum, toffee, fondant, jelly, chocolate, chewable tablets, etc. It has the functions of cooling and moistening the throat and
It has the effect of cleaning teeth and preventing caries.
2. It is added to soft drinks, milk, bread, dried fruit, cookie, yogurt, jam, porridge, etc., instead of cane sugar.
It is not easily fermented by yeast and can keep the sweetness longer and better.
3. Add in cosmetics and toothpaste; no sticky feeling, refreshing.
Similar to glycerin, xylitol can keep moisture and improve rough skin.
4. It is a good substitute for sucrose and is used in dishes such as sweet and sour pork or fish, and is very safe for diabetics. Our recommendation is no more than 40g/day for adults and a half for children.