erythritol and heart health

  • A teaspoon full of white granulated sugar, which is spilling off the spoon. The mound of sugar is topped with a bright, fresh raspberry.

    By Beth O’Shea Kindamo, Assistant nutrition educator and program coordinator, University of Georgia Extension and Outreach, Nutritional Sciences What is erythritol? Erythritol is a type of carbohydrate called a sugar alcohol or polyol. Sugar alcohols taste about 70 percent as sweet as typical sweeteners – like table sugar – but provide far fewer calories. This…

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