Xylitol is a naturally occurring five-carbon sugar that belongs to the class of sugar alcohols. It is found in many fruits and vegetables and is even produced by the human body itself. It is as sweet as sucrose but with 40% fewer calories. Xylitol is derived from renewable sources such as birch wood.
Used as a natural, low caloric sweetener without causing dental cavities for chewable tablets due to its anti-cariogenic effect. Numerous studies have shown that xylitol can help reduce the incidence of dental cavities.