Erythritol, sugar alcohol is a kind of newly developed 4 carbon sugar alcohol, can be made by the fermentation of glucose, white crystalline powder, with a sweet and refreshing, not easy to moisture absorption, high temperature stability, stable in a wide PH range, dissolve in the mouth with a mild cool feeling, suitable for a variety of food.
1.Erythritol has a strong cooling effect (endothermic, or positive heat of solution) when it dissolves in water, which is often combined with the cooling effect of mint flavors.
2.Erythritol is commonly used as a medium in which to deliver high-intensity sweeteners, especially stevia derivatives, serving the dual function of providing both bulk and a flavor similar to that of table sugar.
3.Erythritol is tooth-friendly; it cannot be metabolized by oral bacteria, so it does not contribute to tooth decay.
4.Erythritol has been suggested as the active ingredient causing Truvia-induced impaired motor function and reduced life span in fruit flys.
5.In general, erythritol is free of side effects in regular use. Doses over 50 grams (1.8 oz) can cause a significant increase in nausea and stomach rumbling (borborygmi). Rarely, erythritol can cause allergic hives.