Erythritol is a sugar alcohol. It occurs naturally in some fruit and fermented food.
Erythritol has a same taste as sugar. 60-80% as sweet as sucrose (table sugar) yet it is noncaloric. Use as a table sugar in food and drink. Glycaemic index: 0
Typical value per 100g
Advantages: Does not affect blood sugar, does not cause tooth decay. In general, Eythritol is free of side effects in regular use.
Usage: Use as a table sugar in food and drink. Sprinkle the fruit or use in a cake, cookie, and in jams. Ideal for cooking and baking.
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Warning: Extremely large doses can cause nausea, stomach ache or diarrhoea based on your individual tolerance.
What is the glycaemic index?
Glycaemic Index: (The glycaemic index (GI) tells us whether a food raises blood glucose levels quickly, moderately or slowly.Different carbohydrates are digested and absorbed at different rates, and GI is a ranking of how quickly each carbohydrate-based food and drink makes blood glucose levels rise after eating them. The GI index runs from 0–100 and usually uses glucose, which has a GI of 100, as the reference. Slowly absorbed carbohydrates have a low GI rating (55 or below). Low-GI foods can particularly help manage glucose levels.)