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SWEETENERS AND METABOLIC DISEASES: XYLITOL AS A NEW PLAYER

@inproceedings{Ionescu2011SWEETENERSAM,
  title={SWEETENERS AND METABOLIC DISEASES: XYLITOL AS A NEW PLAYER},
  author={A. Ionescu and A. Mihai and S. Carniciu and C. Ionescu-Tirgoviste},
  year={2011}
}
Sweeteners are divided by their sources into natural and synthetic and by their nutritional values into nutritive and non-nutritive. Xylitol is a five carbon natural sweetener found in fibrous vegetables and fruit, which offers many health benefits to human. On oral health xylitol prevents dental caries, retards demineralization of tooth enamel, promotes remineralization of tooth enamel, increases saliva production, relieves dry mouth, protects salivary proteins, improves breath odor, reduces… Expand
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