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I use Xylitol as a substitute for sugar in baking and coffee. I also buy the dental gum which is very nice. Tastes just like sugar, so it's a great substitute when baking(No-one will know the difference!). I have been using it for about 2 1/2 - 3 years now, and I've been overall very satisfied. It's great for those who don't want sugar in their diet, but love the sweetness of it. The texture ...

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IT ATE my gums!! Let large abscessed area on one side and red raw eaten up area on the other side. Something nasty is in them to eat my gums. This wasn't listed as a possible side effect yet I see others having issues as well. I just read here about several people developing a cough. I have that too! Didn't think it could be from the melts. Throat is sore as well on one side. Never again.

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GB | Age: 45-54 | On supplement for 2 to less than 5 years |
7/19/2021
Condition: Dental caries
Overall rating 2.7
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PLEASE add DANGER TO DOGS to your description. Even the FDA recognizes this extreme toxicity--hypoglycemic seizures in dogs who ingest even small amounts!. Our family has happily used Spry gum for years, with no problems. But we stopped when we got a dog, to make sure we didn't accidentally poison her if she found some within reach.

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Artist cb | Age: 55-64 | On supplement for 2 to less than 5 years |
7/9/2021
Condition: Rhinosinusitis
Overall rating 5.0
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Began using xylitol due to wanting a sugar substitute that tasted a lot like sugar, & had no after taste, & had other healthy benefits. I did read about xylitol before using it. I paid attention to the part that a person should start off slowly using it. Example, to use one tsp in your coffee at first, then bit by bit introducing xylitol into one’s diet. I did not have any problems with using it to sweeten my ice tea, coffee or using it in a berry pie to replace all sugar. My sister on the other hand is much more gut sensitive and had to take baby steps in introducing her system to xylitol or she would have a lot of time in the bathroom. All in all xylitol is awesome, and I recommend your using it! Btw, it doesn’t take as much xylitol to sweeten my tea as sugar, and it doesn’t spike your blood sugar levels! Plus, after a few days I didn’t seem to crave sweet things as much! Since using it my rhinitis is not as often or as intense, & if I need to I take a wild oregano pill & bam, no problem with my allergies or sinus! I love xylitol, and grateful to understand how to use it!

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Age: 35-44 | On supplement for less than 1 month |
1/5/2021
Condition: Sinusitis
Overall rating 2.3
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Dropped my blood sugar levels!!!! Used three days!!! Weeks of seeing a endocrinologist smh!!

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Age: 75 or over |
1/4/2020
Condition: Other
Overall rating 5.0
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My daughter told me about Xylitol Birch sugar substitute for Keto type diet. I just use it for hot coffee and cream and hot tea. It is so good to the taste and much like sugar by the teaspoon. Readily available at Walmart type stores.

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CT | Age: 75 or over | On supplement for 1 to 6 months |
11/14/2019
Condition: General Health And Wellness
Overall rating 5.0
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First, I must speak to the person who said, "I bought xylitol as an aid to losing weight and (thereby) cutting my sugar intake down but after a couple of uses my stomach was in uproar. I had really bad watery diarrhoea and a very uncomfortable stomach. I stopped taking it immediately after reading and experiencing the side effects. Ive gone back to sugar in my tea again for now but wont ever buy xylitol again." It is obvious that this person did not do the research on how to properly initiate the use of Xylitol, nor did she/he read the directions. Literally *everything* in the literature says that you must begin the use of Xylitol -- SLOWLY -- so that the body has an opportunity to adjust to the new substance (a natural sweetener). The literature specifically states that Xylitol can give you diarrhea IF you take too much, in the beginning, without allowing your system to get used to it. There is nothing wrong with the Xylitol. It was the manner in which the user chose to ignore the directions (and all existing literature out there). That is why I've never had a problem with it, and the Xylitol helps in so many ways. Better dental results. A happier gut. Losing weight naturally, though it was not the original reason I bought it. Actually bought Xylitol to assist with what is an overall plan to lessen the effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Using little to no sugar, and substituting Xylitol sweetener, in coffee, on cereals, on top of salads, in homemade BBQ sauce, etc. has made a big difference.

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