Definition of Xylitol

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Xylitol: A sweetener that is found in plants and used as a substitute for sugar. Xylitol is called a nutritive sweetener because it provides calories, just like sugar. However, it is less likely than sugar to contribute to dental caries.

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According to the USDA, there is no difference between a “portion” and a “serving.” See Answer

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