Why it is Keto friendly in Moderation?
It is popular that sugar-free chewing gum is sweetened by using 100% xylitol, a Keto friendly sweetener. However, its Glycemic Index (GI) is 13, which makes somebody may be concerned. If you’re looking for an alternative for 100% xylitol gum, give Orbit gum a try!
Orbit gum is sugar-free. It has 1g carbs/piece, all come from sugar alcohol with a lower GI, xylitol is not the main sweetener. Although, people can subtract carbs from sugar alcohol, however, if you consume it a lot, you should count to stay on the safe side.
- Ingredients: Sorbitol, Gum Base, Glycerol, Maltitol, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Xylitol, Mannitol, Aspartame, Acesulfame, Lecithin, Bht (to Maintain Freshness)
- Other information: Orbit Gum has received the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance in recognition of the oral-care benefits of chewing sugar-free gum.
Keto-Friendly Alternatives to Orbit: Orbit contains Aspartame, which is not a healthiest option for Keto dieter, you can opt for PUR 100% Xylitol Chewing Gum, which is free of aspartame. However, it is sweetened with xylitol.