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Erythritol is a sugar alcohol, it has been used a sugar substitute for many years - especially ideal for those following a low carb or ketogenic diet due to the fact it has almost zero carbohydrates. Erythritol has a good flavour comparable to sugar but with a slight cooling effect. There is little or no aftertaste. It has 65% of the sweetness of sugar so is excellent choice when watching your sugar intake.
If you’re starting a new, and healthier diet cutting down on sugar, you may want to buy erythritol as a sugar alternative. Erythritol is a sugar alcohol, it has been used as a sugar substitute for many years. It is especially ideal for those following a low carb or ketogenic diet due to the fact it has almost zero calories. Erythritol can act as an antioxidant, which can reduce blood vessel damage that can ultimately cause heart disease.
Erythritol is also highly recommended for people with diabetes as it does not spike your blood sugar when consumed. It has a good flavour comparable to sugar but with a slight cooling effect and there is little or no aftertaste. It only has 65% of the sweetness of sugar so it is an excellent choice when watching your sugar intake.
How is erythritol made?
There’s a lot of science that goes behind the production of erythritol. In a nutshell, erythritol is derived from the fermentation of glucose found naturally in starches from fruits and vegetables. It can also be found during the fermentation of cheese, beer, and wine.
How do I use erythritol?
You can use erythritol the same way you use sugar and other substitutes. Stir it into your tea or coffee, use it to bake a cake, or use it as a seasoning for your meals. Erythritol doesn’t have any aftertaste so it’ll be as if you used sugar in your recipes!
Is erythritol better than stevia?
Both erythritol and stevia are classified as sugar substitutes and they both help in maintaining blood sugar levels. However, stevia can be as sweet, or even sweeter, as sugar while erythritol has only 65% of the sweetness of sugar.
Can you have erythritol when pregnant?
Pregnant women can safely consume erythritol in moderate amounts as erythritol is declared “generally safe” by the World Health Organization.
Where to buy erythritol in NZ?
You can buy erythritol in NZ at Nourish & Thrive! We carry only the best quality of erythritol in NZ that can be highly beneficial to your healthy diet.
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