NuNaturals Sweet Health Xylitol is a naturally-occurring sweetener that is found in many fruits and vegetables and is even produced by the human body during the normal metabolism of glucose. This makes xylitol the perfect sugar substitute if you’re looking to cut sugar and calories from your diet. It is equivalent in sweetness to sucrose (table sugar), and is the sweetest of all the polyols. NuNaturals Sweet Health Xylitol comes in bulk sizes.
What Is Xylitol? Xylitol is an organic compound that can be extracted from corn fiber, birch, raspberries, plums, and corn.
Diabetes-Friendly: Xylitol is safe for people diabetes, and will not raise blood sugar levels. It possesses about 40% less food energy and absorbed more slowly than sugar, it is a healthy, low-calorie alternative to table sugar.
Keep Out of Reach of Dogs: While xylitol is completely safe for humans and most other animals, it is toxic to dogs. Signs of toxicity can be seen as quickly as 30 minutes after ingestion, and include vomiting, weakness, ataxia (uncoordinated movements), depression, hypokalemia (decreased potassium), seizures, coma, and liver dysfunction and/or failure.