Xylitol Gum and Mints – Aspartame Free – Product Review


Just like I’m addicted to desserts, the same goes for gum. I have packets of them everywhere, and buy them in bulk!

I started to worry about the amount of aspartame my family consumes and my naturopathic doctor, who I rely on for all our health matters suggested a gum made with xylitol.

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar substitute found in many fruits and vegetables. It’s formulated into a white crystalline granule that is low-calorie, low-carb, and safe for diabetics. It also has fewer calories than other sweeteners.

After reading up on xylitol, we tried several brands of gum. Our favorite one is from Xylitol Canada; it’s made with 100% xylitol from North American grown hardwood trees, is non-GMO and contains no artificial sweeteners.

While I feel much better about cutting aspartame out of our diet, I’d like to point out that all gums made with xylitol will not be as super sweet or juicy as regular gum. It took a while for us to get used to this, especially H, but the health benefits far outweigh the consumption of aspartame.

The gums are available in cinnamon, fruit punch, spearmint and peppermint. Our favorite flavour is peppermint!


Xylitol Mints These cute mints come in environmentally friendly and reusable metal tins.

They are made from the same quality xylitol and one little mint will last a long time. They are available in a lot of unique flavors such as cocoa mint, fruit punch, lemon lime, licorice, peppermint and wintermint!

Xylitol Mints

For more information on these products, visit Xylitol Canada.  Here is a store listing.

This review is based solely on my usage of the above products. It is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional. You should always consult with your physician or other health care professional before starting any supplementation or use of products that may conflict with your medications, or if you have any health concerns.

Products are courtesy of Xylitol Canada. This is not a paid advertisement.


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