Did you know, Sugalight ice creams are sweetened with Xylitol?
What is Xylitol?
- A non-sugared natural sweetener derived from plants.
- Suitable for people on sugar and calorie control.
What’s great about Xylitol?
- Very low GI
- May prevent type-II diabetes
- Inhibits tooth decay
- Less calories than sugar
- All natural
- Tastes like sugar
- No bitter after-taste
- Safe for Cooking
Our bodies absorb Xylitol much more slowly than ordinary sugar. Xylitol does not cause blood sugar spikes the way sugar does.
The Glycemic Index (GI) is a way to measure the size of blood sugar spikes caused by various foods. While glucose is GI 100 and table sugar is GI 60, Xylitol is unique in having a low GI of 7.
Approved for use in Singapore
Xylitol is approved for use as a food ingredient in many countries including the US, UK, EU, Japan and Singapore.
Under the Health Promotion Board’s ‘Healthier Choice’ program, foods containing Xylitol are permitted to carry the ‘Healthier Choice’ logo.
How do I use Xylitol?
Xylitol has approximately the same sweetness as sugar. Replace 1 tsp of sugar with 1 tsp of xylitol. Use it in coffee, tea or even cooked desserts.
How do I purchase Sugalight Xylitol?
Please order from our online shop: better4u.sg. Free home delivery for orders above $60 otherwise a delivery charge of $5.5 applies.