Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar substitute made from sugar alcohol. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it has been scientifically proven not to cause cavities, unlike other sweeteners. For this reason, it is now being used in a variety of specialty and mass-market gum products commercially available in the United States.
B-Fresh chewing gum costs about $10 for a bottle of 100 pieces. There are .85 grams of xylitol in every piece.
Spry typically costs about $6.20 for a pack of 100. There are .72 grams of xylitol in every piece.
Xponent gum costs about $14 for each bottle of 100 pieces. There are .72 grams of xylitol in every piece.
A pack of 100 pieces of Xylichew typically costs about $9. There are .72 grams of xylitol in every piece.
Trident's variety of xylitol gum costs $1.29 for a pack of 18. There are .17 grams of xylitol in each piece.
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