Xylitol - birch wood
A sweetener of birch wood from finland
This natural sweetener still little known in Europe has many qualities, it is suitable for diabetics and anyone wishing to reduce their sugar intake.
is extracted from birch, especially hemicellulose. To manufacture any chemical solvent is used. His great addition, it has no aftertaste as may be some natural sweeteners. P>
The glycemic index is very low (7-8) compared to that of sugar (70). Xylitol is not acidifying to the body, contrary to other sugars. P>
Xylitol has a sweetening power equal to raw sugar but higher than 30% for cooking, in the preparation of your baked goods that you need to use 70g of xylitol per 100g sugar. p>
In Finland, this has been democratized thanks to campaigns by associations for oral health in the prevention of caries. p>