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From Latin xylos (“wood or cotton-tree”) + -itol (“anhydric alcohol”)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Other sources of calories include organic acids (such as acetic acid and lactic acid) and polyols (sugar alcohols such as Mannitol, Xylitol and Glycerol).
Cranberry contains xylitol which may be derived from maize.
The highest reductions in dental caries were observed in those participants using xylitol.
Research shows that xylitol is extremely effective in helping to prevent both tooth decay and harmful plaque from building up on your teeth.
The mint-flavoured gum is a perfect low-calorie sweet treat and includes natural sweetener xylitol.
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