Monday, June 12, 2023

Most used sugar substitute.. Xylitol

Most used sugar substitute:

  • a) Sorbitol
  • b) Mannitol
  • c) Insulin
  • d) Xylitol ***


Xylitol is a "tooth-friendly," nonfermentable sugar alcohol
A systematic review study[ on the efficacy of xylitol has indicated dental health benefits in caries prevention, showing superior performance to other polyols (polyalcohols).
Xylitol is specific in its inhibition of the mutans streptococci group, bacteria that are significant contributors to tooth decay.