What is xylitol sweetener sugar alcohol?

Answer Xylitol, also called wood sugar or birch sugar, is a crystalline sugar alcohol sweetener derived from the fiber in birch bark, fruits and vegetables. One teaspoon of xylitol has 9.6 calories.Histor... Read More »

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Which artificial sweetener or sugar substitute tastes most like real sugar?

I wish I could find one as well and with a sweet tooth I don't think any compare to sugar.I think it is a question of getting used to one of them.Sugaryll is probably the only one I really like.

How Do I Make Sweetener With Alcohol?

Stevia and agave extracts are excellent sweeteners that are sweeter than sugar and derived from natural ingredients, making them more appealing than sugar and artificial sweeteners. Making your own... Read More »

How much sweetener equals 1 tbsp. of sugar?

One tbsp. of aspartame or any other artificial sweetener will provide the same sweetness as 1 tbsp. of sugar. Most sweeteners are sold in packets or tablets, with one and a half packets or three ta... Read More »

Does the body process xylitol the same way it processes processed sugar?

The body processes xylitol and sugar differently. Sugar can cause a drastic spike in blood sugar, but that isn't the case with xylitol. As well, xylitol users sometimes complain of gas or diarrhea ... Read More »