Erythritol

Sugar Alcohols

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Definition
A type of sugar alcohol: a hybrid of sugar and alcohol molecules used as a low calorie substitute for sugar. An industrially fermented Erythritol is added to some low sugar and sugar-free foods and drinks. It does not spike blood sugar or insulin.
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Health Impact
Can cause digestive issues and discomfort such as bloating, gas, diarrhea, and stomach pain in some people. It appears to produce the fewest side effects compared to other types of sugar alcohols.

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