Sugar alcohol sweeteners as alternatives to sugar with special consideration of xylitol.

@article{Mkinen2011SugarAS,
  title={Sugar alcohol sweeteners as alternatives to sugar with special consideration of xylitol.},
  author={Kauko K M{\"a}kinen},
  journal={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={303-20}
}
INTRODUCTION Dental caries is a diet-associated disease which continues to be a serious health problem in most industrialized and developing countries. Strategies to maximize caries prevention should automatically consider the use of sugar substitutes. It is important that public health authorities are made cognizant of the availability of new polyol-type sugar substitutes. REVIEW SUMMARY Clinical studies have shown that xylitol, a natural, physiologic sugar alcohol of the pentitol type, can… CONTINUE READING
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