Is XyloSweet pure xylitol?
Yes. It is 100% pure xylitol
Can those with diabetes and hypoglycemia safely use XyloSweet?
Xylitol has a LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX (7) and has little effect on blood sugar levels.
What is the calorie content?
Xylitol has 40% fewer calories than table sugar. There are 9.6 calories per teaspoon.
What is the xylitol to sugar exchange ratio?
The xylitol-to-sugar ratio is 1-1.
Can you use XyloSweet to cook?
Yes, xylitol is interchangeable with sugar for most cooking applications. Since yeast cannot metabolize it, xylitol will not work when baking breads or anything that contains yeast. Furthermore, xylitol does not crystallize as much as table sugar; therefore it does not do well when making peanut brittle or other hard candy. Finally, the amount of xylitol required to sweeten drinks such as lemonade, can cause diarrhea in some people until they become accustomed to it.
What is the recommended daily intake?
There is not a recommended daily intake. Simply use it as a sweetener.
Where does xylitol come from?
Corncobs and birch trees are the main sources for commercially produced xylitol. However, there are no residual corn products in the xylitol.
What is XyloSweet's shelf life?
The shelf life of Xylo-Sweet is 2 years.