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Pure Xylitol

75 packets: Now Foods
Item# 61786

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  • Pure Xylitol
  • 75 packets: Now Foods
  • Item Catalog Number: 61786

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is naturally present in small amounts of various fruits and vegetables. The Finnish name for xylitol is "koivusokeri", or birch sugar, a reference to the extraction of xylitol from birch bark. NOW® Pure Xylitol is derived from a corn source. 

Considerable amounts of xylitol are formed in the body every day as a result of normal metabolic processes. Although it is classified as a carbohydrate, this sweet crystalline substance is slowly absorbed from the digestive tract and does not cause rapid rises in blood glucose. In addition, the caloric impact of xylitol is typically about 40% lower than other carbohydrates, making it a healthy addition to any diet. 

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that cannot be utilized by undesirable particles in the mouth.  Discovered simultaneously by French and German chemists in 1891, xylitol has been safely used since the 1970s as an ingredient in gums and candies. Dentists and nutritionists alike encourage the use of xylitol due to its unique and clinically proven dental benefits.


Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 packet (2.04 g)

Servings Per Container 75

Amount Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

0 g


0 mg

Total Carbohydrates 

2 g


0 g

Sugar Alcohol

2 g


0 g

Ingredients: xylitol and silica.

Vegetarian/Vegan product. Contains no salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish, preservatives, artificial colors, artificial flavors, or artificial sweeteners.

Dosage and Use
  • Mix one packet with your coffee, tea, or sprinkle on foods.

Diarrhea may occur with excessive consumption. If this happens, reduce intake or discontinue use.



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