Popular sweetener linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke
There’s no surprise that erythritol is such a popular sugar substitute, being so much like the real thing.
It’s nice and crystally and looks like sugar.
It’s a type of sugar alcohol that occurs naturally, in low amounts, in fruit and vegetables.
It tastes like sugar – with no calories and no chemical aftertaste. And it’s not cloyingly sweet, like other sugar substitutes. … [read more]