Erythritol occurs naturally in fruits such as pears, pigeons and melon. But also in mushrooms and fermented products such as wine, soy sauce and cheese. It is about 60 to 80% sweeter than sugar. It tastes like sugar. Erythritol as a sweetener is made from corn and is a sugar alcohol. It is a very good substitute for regular sugar. Erythritol has a sweetness of 70/80% relative to sugar and yet only 0 calories. Very suitable for various diets and diabetes patients, but also for anyone who wants to limit sugar consumption. Greensweet Erythritol is excellent for cooking and baking.
The origin of Erythritol is considered a carbohydrate, but it is not absorbed into the body as a carbohydrate and is not converted into energy and therefore contains no calories.
Erythritol is excreted unused by our body in our urine, which is why we set *net carbohydrates to 0. and it is suitable for diabetics and people on a low carbohydrate diet.
Nutritional values per 100 gr:
|of which saturated fat||0 gr|
|Net Carbohydrates*||0 gr|
|of which is sugar||0 gr|
|of which polyols||99.8g|