Xylitol is a 100% natural alternative to sugar. Xylitol comes from birch would and in some cases from corn cobs. Xylitol comes in mints, gum, candies, sachets, bulk powder and lollipops so you can easily add into everyday life. Xylitol is all natural; in fact the human body naturally produces about 15g of Xylitol per day.
Xylitol helps to slow down the growth of bacteria and stop it sticking to your teeth. It is safe to consume up to 10g of Xylitol per day and usually each piece of gum or candy contains approximately 1g of Xylitol.
Xylitol is safe for diabetics and has many health benefits including helping with wieght loss, preventing cavities, reducing dry mouth symptoms and preventing ear infections.