What Is Erythritol

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 08/31/2023

Erythritol is a sugar alcohol that is found naturally in some fruits and vegetables. It has a low glycemic index, which means it does not cause blood sugar levels to rise as quickly as other sugars.

Erythritol is used in many foods and beverages because it has a clean, sweet taste with no aftertaste. It can be used to replace sugar or other sweeteners in recipes.

It is also used as an alternative to sugar for people who have diabetes or are on a low-carbohydrate diet.

Dextrose vs. Erythritol

Dextrose is a sugar that is found in many foods and drinks. It is also used as a sweetener in some products.

Is dextrose keto-friendly like erythritol?

The answer to this question depends on the type of dextrose you are consuming. Dextrose can be found naturally in fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. It can also be added to food as a sweetener or preservative. The type of dextrose that is keto-friendly is the one that comes from natural sources like fruit and vegetables.


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