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Features of Erythritol

SUGAR-FREE

Erythritol is a sweet answer to the call for reduced sugar intake. While it offers 70% of the sweetness of sugar, it is 100% sugar-free.

ZERO CALORIE

Erythritol is the only sugar alcohol that has zero calories per gram, making it a popular choice for people conscious of caloric intake.

LOW-GLYCEMIC

Erythritol is 0 on glycemic index. While sugar can cause spikes in blood sugar, erythritol has no effect on blood sugar or insulin levels. There are also no effects on cholesterol, triglycerides, or other biomarkers.

GREAT-TASTING

Erythritol has a natural, pleasing flavor with no aftertaste. In fact, in a recent National Geographic  article erythritol was noted as a favorite for its “clean flavor” in contrast to other sweeteners.

ANTIOXIDANT

Erythritol helps to fight the free radicals responsible for the aging process. A study  from Maastricht University found that erythritol may be beneficial in the reduction of oxidative stress.

GOOD FOR TEETH

Erythritol helps prevent the buildup of bacteria that causes tooth decay. While sugar feeds the bacteria, studies  confirm that erythritol actually helps reduce and delay tooth decay.

EASY TO DIGEST

While other sugar alcohols have been known to cause digestive upset, erythritol has been found to have fewer digestive side effects, even in large amounts.

ZERO NET CARBS

The total carbohydrates in erythritol are listed on the nutritional panel, but because the body does not convert erythritol to glucose or blood sugar, the grams of net carbs (the ones that affect the body) are zero.

 
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