Xylitol from manufacturer STRIX is a category of products with the natural sweetener xylitol, which is commonly found in nature. It is part of certain fruits, vegetables, and, especially, the birch tree. Xylitol is therefore often regarded to as birch sugar. It ranks among sugar alcohols (polyols) and has the highest sweetness value out of them, which is equal to the traditional (beet) sugar. However, it differs from sugar by having a lower glycaemic index and less influence on blood sugar levels.
Compared to sugar, it also boasts approximately 40 % fewer calories. This makes it is ideal for people who are trying to reduce their energy intake, lose weight or eat less sugar. In case you decide to replace sugar with xylitol, you will contribute to maintaining the mineralization of your teeth and support your dental health.