Erythritol is 70% as sweet as table sugar, yet it is virtually non-caloric, does not affect blood sugar, and does not cause tooth decay. Under U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling requirements, it has a caloric value of 0.2 calories per gram. Diabetics will be happy to know that on the glycemic index, Erythritol is rated at zero.
- 100% Natural
- made in the USA
- derived from Non GMO Corn
- looks like sugar and tastes like sugar
- 70% as sweet as sugar
- 0 calories
- perfect for baking
Most of the artificial sweeteners on the market have been associated with health problems (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/a-harmless-artificial-sweetener/)
However the natural sweetener erythritol does not appear to carry the adverse effects associated with other low and non-caloric natural and artificial sweeteners and may actually have antioxidant potential (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/erythritol-may-be-a-sweet-antioxidant/)
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