Xylitol – A SWEET Way to Prevent Cavities
If there was a natural food that tasted sweet, was relatively inexpensive, could be used to sweeten your coffee or tea, or even a pan of brownies, was sugar-free, and helped to rid your mouth of cavity-causing bacteria and reduce plaque levels, would you yell “Hallelujah!”? Well, there is such a product, and it's called XYLITOL!
Xylitol is a naturally-occurring sugar that was first discovered in the bark of birch trees. It has been used in the medical profession for post-operative, burn, and shock patients. It is also recommended by some physicians as a sweetener for diabetic patients. Studies are currently being conducted on the affect of xylitol on acute otitis ...