Xylitol in the food industry is registered as a food additive, and is a sweetener capable of retaining moisture, and is also known as a stabilizer and emulsifier.
These beneficial properties of the product make it suitable for use in diabetes mellitus and for people suffering from metabolic syndrome.
Sorbitol as well as xylitol is a sweetener and suitable for the production of products for diabetics.
The additive is used as a sweetener, antiseptic, emulsifier, thickener in glazes for ice cream and confectionery, chewing gum, butter, ice cream, instant noodles, frozen fish, baby food, candy fillings.
Mannitol has very low hygroscopicity and reduced solubility. Low hygroscopicity is very important when used in various coatings, for example, chewing gum or sweets. When added to chewing gum or mint candies, mannitol appears to be a strong cooling effect in the mouth.
It is involved in the synthesis of many other amino acids, and also forms part of the main component of bile, which is necessary for digesting fats, absorbing fat-soluble vitamins and maintaining normal cholesterol levels in the blood. Therefore, taurine is useful in atherosclerosis, edema, heart disease, arterial hypertension and hypoglycemia.