Xylitol – sugar substitute, properties and application

Birch sugar, known primarily as xylitol, belongs to the group of sweeteners of natural origin. This sugar substitute has been gaining wider recognition among consumers for several years.  The use of xylitol was initially recommended to people suffering from diabetes. Currently, birch sugar is often chosen as a substitute for sugar refined also by healthy…

Xylitol – a healthy alternative to sugar

Healthy nutrition consists of m.in. on making the right choices, replacing poor quality and unhealthy products with their better counterparts. Weakness to sweet taste is the proverbial Achilles heel of many, even very determined people. Often plans aimed at changing the diet, or specifically – reduction of excess body fat, are abandoned, precisely because of…

What to choose sugar or sweetener?

There is no doubt that the abuse of table sugar and sugared products can quickly lead to problems with health and excessive body weight. For many years, we have been looking for an alternative to popular sucrose, which would have its advantages (sweet taste), and whose consumption would not bring negative consequences.  __ Here you…

Xylitol, a healthy alternative to sugar

Healthy nutrition consists of m.in. on making the right choices, replacing poor quality and unhealthy products with their better counterparts. Weakness to sweet taste is the proverbial Achilles heel of many, even very determined people. Often plans aimed at changing the diet, or specifically – reduction of excess body fat, are abandoned, precisely because of…

Xylitol or Stevia – which sweetener to choose?

Stevia and xylitol are low-calorie sweeteners that are an alternative to sugar. Their use is considered better for health and is less controversial than using aspartame, acesulfame-K or other intense sweeteners. Let’s take a closer look at these two probably the safest sweeteners.   Xylitol – sugar is not always birch Xylitol is a five-carbon…