Xylitol Food Grade
Xylitol is categorized as a sugar alcohol. Sugar alcohols combine traits of sugar molecules and alcohol molecules. Their structure allows them to stimulate the taste receptors for sweetness on your tongue. Xylitol is found in fruits and vegetables and is therefore considered natural. Humans produce small quantities of it via normal metabolism.
Reducing episodes of ear infections (otitis media) in preschool children.
Prevention of dry mouth.
As a sugar substitute for people with diabetes.
Preventing dental caries (tooth decay).