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Many Uses of Xylitol

July 18, 20169 min
If you have a sweet tooth, xylitol can be a healthier alternative.If you have a sweet tooth, xylitol can be a healthier alternative.Xylitol is a polyol; a sugar alcohol. It is all natural, safe for diabetics and has many health benefits.Mostly, it is made from birch bark or corn. Beverly Vines-Haines and Charlotte Clary's co-founded company, Ice Chips Candy, uses only the birch bark Xylitol in order to avoid any chance of using Genetically Modified Corn (GMO).Charlotte joins host Lisa Davis to discuss the benefits of xylitol, as well as the journey of starting Ice Chips.Benefits of Xylitol: Strengthens teeth Reduces new tooth decay Reduces cavity-causing bacteria Inhibits growth of dental plaque Stimulates saliva flow Does NOT impact insulin levels Contains zero net effective carbs Delicious and satisfying

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