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 What is xylitol in gum?

Answer Xylitol is a type of natural alcohol found in many plants, reports RxList. Natural medical practitioners use xylitol as a method of preventing dental cavities, which is why many brands of chewing g... Read More »
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Does 5 gum have xylitol?

The makers of 5 Gum, Wrigley, do not include xylitol as an ingredient in the gum, according to its official website. The 5 Gum brand contains sorbitol, a gum base, glycerol, mannitol, hydrogenated ... Read More »
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Is xylitol bitter?

Xylitol is not bitter. It is a sugar substitute that contains 40% fewer calories than regular sugar but maintains its sweet taste. Chewing gum, toothpaste and mouthwash are examples of products con... Read More »
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Can I use xylitol as a mouthwash?

On One Hand: Proven BenefitsXylitol improves dental health and prevents plaque. A 2008 review published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that chewing xylitol gum was an effec... Read More »
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Is xylitol safe?

On One Hand: FDA ApprovedXylitol is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol derived from plants, fruits and vegetables. Among the benefits of xylitol, according to an April 2003 article in the British ... Read More »
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