Erythritol is a natural sweetener that is commonly used as a food additive and as an ingredient in beverages. Under the United States Food and Drug Administration's guidelines, erythritol is classified as generally recog... More »

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Although erythritol is generally safe to use for most people, one concern is that it may cause upset stomachs when too much of this sweetener is consumed, reports the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Another co... More »

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Erythritol is a polyol or sugar alcohol used as a sugar substitute, and people use it in foods that contain fats and carbohydrates, such as baked goods. Pears, grapes, soy sauce, cheese and wine naturally contain erythri... More »

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has deemed the purified form of stevia, which is called Rebaudioside A, as a safe food additive and sweetener that diabetics can use, according to the American Diabetes Association. ... More »

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Erythritol is naturally occurring in some fruits and other foods, but for industrial production it is usually produced by putting a source of glucose through a fermentation process using moniliella pollinis yeast. This y... More »

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Erythritol does not stimulate the release of satiety hormones, while classic sweeteners such as sucrose and sucralose do, according to a study by Maastricht University. Even when enough erythritol was used to have an equ... More »

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Although erythritol is generally safe to use for most people, one concern is that it may cause upset stomachs when too much of this sweetener is consumed, reports the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Another co... More »

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