jamesb wrote: Able I was under the impression that xylitol was an acceptable sweetener. does this post only relate to xylitol ian an alcahol form?
Xylitol is a wood alcohol which normally has the same effect as regular alcohol. In addition, xylitol is not recognized as a G.R.A.S product by the United States (Generally Recognized As Safe for consumption) whereas Stevia has been a G.R.A.S. product since 2008.
Some Candida sufferers receive a Candida reaction from xylitol, which is no doubt a reaction to the alcohol, plus it can cause severe diarrhea in some.
The best and safest toothpaste is actually just a bit of baking soda on the brush with water sprinkled on it.