Can my family use it every day?

Yes of course. One spoonful of Nirvana Xylitol™ is approximately equivalent in sweetness to one spoonful of sugar. It is easy to use in the home – in your favourite recipes, on cereal, in hot & cold beverages…anywhere that you would normally use sugar. The big plus with Nirvana Xylitol™ is that you are helping […]

Are there any side-effects to Xylitol use?

Xylitol is rapidly growing in popularity as users discover this great tasting sweetener that clinical studies have proven has no major or long-term side effects, even in doses up to 200g a day.  In fact, a very positive side effect is the very effective role Xylitol plays in the prevention of tooth decay.  Sudden, excessive […]

Can the body metabolise Xylitol?

Yes, but in a very different way to sugar as Xylitol’s unique five-carbon molecular structure, unlike six-carbon sugars, actually inhibits the ability of our bodies to fully metabolise it. The direct result is that Xylitol is metabolised by the body very slowly, meaning it does not require insulin and it releases energy steadily, rather than […]

I am a diabetic, can I use Xylitol?

Xylitol is renowned as an excellent sugar-replacement for diabetics. The main goals of diabetes management are to control blood glucose, lipids and weight. Xylitol is a low Glycaemic sweetener (GI of just 7), and is slowly absorbed and metabolized independently of insulin. Xylitol does not cause a dramatic increase in blood-sugar levels or serum-insulin responses, […]