Yes! Unlike some other brands on the market, you can be assured that Nirvana Xylitol™is the highest quality Xylitol available, and it is derived for non-GMO corncob, an environmentally sustainable source.
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 […]
In studies over more than 30 years, dental researches have pointed to Xylitol as a key ingredient in helping to protect against tooth decay. In fact it is extensively used in many oral hygiene products. Many health professionals in Europe have been using Xylitol since the 1970’s – in particular the Finnish government is thought […]
In well controlled studies, doctors in Finland found that 8 grams of xylitol, taken orally every day, prevented about 40% of ear infections. Before bacteria can cause an infection they have to be able to attach to our body and in many studies Xylitol prevented the germs from sticking to the tissue, meaning that if […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yes. Xylitol is metabolized independently of insulin and should be considered a low Glycaemic ingredient. Following ingestion of Xylitol, the blood-glucose and serum insulin responses are significantly lower than for glucose or sugar. However, if in any doubt please consult your health care practitioner
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, […]
Yes! With 0g of fat, and only 2.4 kcal per gram, our Xylitol is a perfect, low calorie, low GI naturally derived sweetener. With 40% fewer calories than sugar, Xylitol is a valuable tool in the fight against obesity, or for anyone following weight management programs. Enjoy the delicious, refreshing taste, without the worries!
You are in luck. Unlike sugar and other high-carbohydrate sweeteners, Xylitol contains a mere 4g of carbs per teaspoon, making it an ideal choice for followers of low-carb programs. So now you can enjoy a sweet, refreshing and natural sweetener, with 75% less carbohydrates and a GI of just 7!
While sugars promote and feed the growth of oral yeast infections and thrush, it has been suggested in many studies that sugar-free Xylitol may actually have anti-fungal properties, thereby reducing both the incidence and severity of thrush. It is also renowned to have a pre-biotic effect on the digestive system, promoting the growth of good […]
Not necessarily. Although our Xylitol is derived from non-GMO corncob, by the end of the extraction process there are no proteins left over to provide allergens that may be the cause of your corn-based reactions. Also, most people are actually allergic to corn kernels, as opposed to the cob, so there is a chance that […]