Xylitol

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INCI: Xylitol

Xylitol is a natural five carbon sweetener that can be extracted from plants, typically corn that has proven benefits for dental health making it an ideal sweetener for oral care products.

Benefits include:  
Cavity Prevention: Xylitol’s unique molecular structure works against oral bacteria which can help reduce cavities.

Sialagogue: Xylitol naturally stimulates saliva flow, which can help buffer the effects of acids on oral health.

Low GI: Xylitol is only an 11 on the glycemic index, and since xylitol contains 40% fewer calories than sugar, it is a more diet friendly alternative to standard sugar as well.

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