Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Morning Pep Xylitol Review + Giveaway 2/9 US/CAN


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I've tried several sweeteners and sugar substitutes in the past and one thing I noticed about them is that they seem to always have that bitter, "alcohol"-like aftertaste. No matter how hard I try to get used to them, I can only use them on my oatmeal because that's the only food I can eat without tasting the "alcohol" like aftertaste of sweeteners and sugar substitute.

This time, I got to try a natural sweetener from Morning Pep. They sent me their Xylitol which is a 100% Pure Natural Sweetener made from Real Birch.

What is Xylitol? Here is a quick description of the Morning Pep Xylitol:

✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Contains Only 5 Carbon Atoms While the Standard Sugar Molecule is Composed of 6.
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Is The Optimal Sugar Substitute For Everyone Worried About Weight Loss or The General Overuse of Sugar. Even With its Low Calories.
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Does Not Compromise on Taste. However, Xylitols Low Calorie Sweetness is Only the Beginning of its Nutritional Benefits. Low Glycemic Index, Common Sugar Has A Glycemic Index Score of 85-100 While
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Has A Glycemic Index of Only 7.
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Has Been Included In Dental And Health-Care Products. Ask Your Dentist How
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol Can Assist In Increasing Your Overall Health.
✓ Morning Pep Xylitol is a healthier alternative to other sugars and sweeteners with a third of the calories of regular sugar.

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I received the 2.5 lb. bag of Morning Pep's Xylitol. It arrived in a resealable bag. It says at the back of the packaging that it is Kosher and free of GMO, Corn, Wheat, Gluten, Soy & Dairy.
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The xylitol particles have a bigger appearance than regular sugar and for me, it is more similar to a rock salt appearance. I tasted it by itself first and I am impressed that compared to other sweeteners, this has the most similar taste to sugar. The alcohol aftertaste and bitter aftertaste is not as strong as the zero calorie sweeteners I've tried in the past and once I add it to my coffee and oatmeal, my food taste exactly similar to when I add regular sugar to it.
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The measurement of the Morning Pep's Xylitol is similar to how much I'd use a regular sugar but the calories are lower and the glycemic index is way, way lower than regular sugar. It's not zero calorie BUT as I've said, the taste is much better than the zero calorie sweeteners.

I've been using this to sweeten my coffee and I can say that I'm loving it. The calories I take in when using regular sugar adds up throughout the day so swapping regular sugar with Xylitol makes a small but noticeable difference.

This is also perfect for baking and cooking.

You can purchase the Morning Pep's Xylitol HERE with free shipping if you are a Prime member.

Would you like to win a bag of Morning Pep's Xylitol? Well, yay!! Morning Pep has sponsored a giveaway for my readers for a chance to win a bag of their Xylitol! Woohoo! Just head on over to the rafflecopter form below to enter. Good Luck!

DISCLAIMER: 1 Winner will receive a Morning Pep Xylitol. Giveaway will start January 15, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST and will end February 9, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST. This will be open to US and CAN residents only. The prize cannot be shipped to a P.O. box address. Winners will be notified by email and will have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. I am not responsible for prize fulfillment. My role is to give the sponsor the information of the winner and they will directly ship the prize to the winner. I have received a product/s mentioned above to in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are honest and my own and are not influenced in any way. No other form of compensation was received. I do not share or sell information and all information shared with me will solely be used for prize shipment. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC 16 CFR Part 255.   

4 comments:

  1. My daughter uses these type of sweeteners all the time, now I would have a bag on hand when she comes over for coffee with me-

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  2. I like that it helps prevent buildup on teeth and also prevents plaque production. I would be the one to use it for sweetening in baking.

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  3. It would be for me, and I like that you can mix it in beverages, I have trouble swallowing meds

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