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Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals

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This product has been discontinued. As an excellent alternative, please see our Simply Xylitol Crystals.
Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals
Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals
Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals
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Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals have been discontinued.  For a high-quality birch-based xylitol alternative, please see Simply Xylitol Crystals.

Looking for a sugar substitute that is safe and healthy for you and your family? You may wish to try our Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals. It looks and tastes just like regular white sugar, but it has 40% less calories. It is made of pure and natural xylitol. Xylitol is recommended for diabetics, since it does not require insulin to be metabolized.

Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals are:

  • Made from birch trees, not corn.
  • Completely safe for all ages.

Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals can be used for most of the same things that you would otherwise use sugar.* It works and tastes good on such things as cereal and in coffee and tea, and on cinnamon toast. If you decide to bake with xylitol, start with half xylitol and half sugar. Adjust as your taste buds require. 

Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals come in 1.5-pound and 4.5-pound bags.

What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a white crystalline powder that is odorless, with a pleasant, sweet taste just like sugar. Xylitol occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables and is even produced by the human body during normal metabolism. Because it has been shown to reduce the development of dental caries (cavities), it has gained increasing acceptance as a natural alternative to sugar. Xylitol comes from plants rich in hemicellulose and is commercially produced primarily from corn cobs and stalks and from birchwood/hardwood trees. Xylitol is equal in sweetness to white table sugar (sucrose).

*In some sensitive people, larger amounts of xylitol could cause a loosening of the bowels. If this should occur, reduce intake of xylitol products. Adaptation to larger amounts of xylitol usually takes less than 2 weeks.
  • Sweetener: US Xylitol (hardwood)
  • Xylitol Content: 100%
  • Manufactured In: US
  • Ingredients: Xylitol
  • Sizes: 1.5-lb. bag, 4.5-lb. bag

Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals


Warning: Xylitol is dangerous to pets, especially to dogs. Please keep anything containing xylitol out of their reach!

The actual product shipped may differ in ways which Homestead Market considers to be non-material from the description of the product set forth herein. Pictures and listed ingredients may not reflect manufacturer up-dates, new formulas and re-formulations. Please inspect the product closely upon receipt and contact Homestead Market if you are not satisfied with the product which you receive.
This product should be used only in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Please read all information about the product before use. Pay particular attention to any warnings or cautionary statements from the manufacturer. If you are uncertain about the use of a product, consult the manufacturer before using the product.

Please keep xylitol away from pets. Although xylitol has many benefits for people, it can cause serious health risks for dogs. Canine consumption of xylitol can cause a sudden drop in blood sugar which may result in depression, loss of coordination, seizures, liver failure or may even be fatal. Call your veterinarian immediately if you suspect your dog has consumed any amount of xylitol.


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This product has been discontinued. As an excellent alternative, please see our Simply Xylitol Crystals.

Customer Reviews

13 reviews

  • 5

    Smart Sweet

    Posted by Sherry on 15th Nov 2010

    For those of you trying to make the transition from sugar, this is the one! I can''t tell a bit of difference. I use it in my oatmeal every morning. AND, it is even healthy for you!

  • 5

    Smart Sweet Xylitol Crystals

    Posted by Lois on 27th Oct 2010

    It is so great to have a source of birch tree xylitol. I was so disappointed when I found my previous supplier''s source was corn even though the container said xylitol occurs naturally in strawberries, raspberries and plums.

  • 5

    Xylitol as sugar sub

    Posted by Maureen on 5th Sep 2010

    I use the crystals as sugar and find my blueberry muffins still taste great. I find I can''t use it in ice tea due to it''s cumulative effect on the digestive system, but I value this product in my baking.