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Why Xylitol is a Good Keto Sugar-Free Sweetener

The science-y stuff: Xylitol is a type of sugar alcohol (that is, a sugar where the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a carbon-carbon double bond), and it is found in many fruits and vegetables. It is also one of the main sugars in vegetables such as strawberries. Xylitol is extensively used in baking, since it has a low glycemic index (meaning it doesn’t cause a quick spike in blood sugar) and is not metabolized (or broken down) in the …

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