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Subject Area:General Medicine
Journal: Medical Principles and Practice
Med Princ Pract (2011) 20 (4): 303–320.
Published Online: 11 May 2011
... health authorities are made cognizant of the availability of new polyol-type sugar substitutes. Review Summary: Clinical studies have shown that xylitol, a natural, physiologic sugar alcohol of the pentitol type, can be used as a safe and effective caries-limiting sweetener. Habitual use of xylitol...