Xylitol inhibits the ability of bacteria to adhere to tissues in the mouth. This is an interesting article that should peek your interest in researching Xylitol.
We’ve all heard stories of the negative effects of sugar on our bodies. We actually consume a significantamount of sugar each day, and a lot of that — perhaps as much as 70% — is hidden in foods we would not normally think of as containing sugar (ketchup, for example). Obesity abounds in North America and each year it seems to get worse. Imagine — many children today are getting adult-onset (Type 2) diabetes! So, what to do???
We want to look for natural and safe alternatives to sugar. And I’d like to tell you about one of them that I think you’ll find really interesting. It’s called Xylitol.
Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar commonly derived from corn stalks and birch trees. Although it’s a lot like common sugar, it does have a significant difference — it’s actually healthy for you!
Xylitol is as sweet as sugar, but…
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