Xylitol, also known as Ksylitol or birch sugar, is a natural sweetener with a low glycemic index of 7 and about 40% fewer calories than sugar. This makes Xylitol an ideal solution for those who want to avoid sugar and chemical sweeteners and are looking for a healthy sugar alternative. It is also ideal for those looking to reduce their calorie intake but still want to enjoy delicious cakes, desserts and hot drinks.
- Ideal as a healthy substitute for cane sugar
- Low glycemic index
- Similar sweetness and texture as sugar
- Low calorie alternative
- 100% natural - no chemicals or additives
- Vegan and vegetarian friendly
Another benefit of Xylitol is that it can be better for the mouth as it is not converted to acid from the mouth's bacteria making it good for general oral health and wellbeing. The recommended maximum intake is 10 teaspoons per day which makes it perfect as a swap for sugar in your tea or coffee or as a sweet treat.