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A Unique Process

The key to understanding what sets erythritol apart is found in the way it behaves in the body. Instead of being metabolized like most things we consume, 90% of the erythritol we ingest is rapidly absorbed in the small intestine and released unchanged in the urine. That means it is neither broken down nor used by the body, which accounts for its minimal impact and lack of side effects. The 10% that reaches the large intestine isn’t fermented by gut microbiota, which is what can cause digestive distress, and is eliminated unchanged from the body. 

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