エリスリトールとは?代謝されない糖質とは?

What is erythritol? What is a non-metabolizable carbohydrate?

The structure of erythritol

Hello! I'm the owner of Fusubon.

We are often asked why Fusubon products taste sweet but have low sugar content. This is thanks to the natural sweetener erythritol, a rare sugar, and stevia, another natural sweetener. This time, we will introduce erythritol.

What is Erythritol?

Erythritol is a natural sugar alcohol found in fruits and fermented foods, and is a very safe ingredient . Erythritol is introduced as a perfect sweetener together with stevia in "The Silicon Valley Way to Change Yourself: The Ultimate Diet. "

Characteristics and Effects of Erythritol

Erythritol is absorbed by the body but is not metabolized, so the actual carbohydrate content is 0g. All carbohydrate content in Fusubon does not include erythritol.
Also, although its sweetness is only about 60 to 70 percent of that of sugar and not as sweet as xylitol, it does leave a slightly refreshing sensation in the mouth.
Therefore, by combining erythritol with natural sweeteners such as Monk Fruit, Stevia, or a combination of both, the lack of sweetness and refreshing sensation can be masked.

Erythritol is also said to have the effect of weakening the activity of bacteria in the mouth and suppressing the formation of plaque.

Precautions when taking erythritol

Depending on your constitution, ingesting large amounts of erythritol can cause loose stools (laxative effect). This is because it prevents the body from absorbing any more of the substances that are not metabolized.

The amount per unit body weight that does not cause a laxative effect when ingested all at once is said to be 0.66g/kg body weight for adult men and 0.80/kg body weight for adult women. For example, for an adult male weighing 60kg, the intake limit is about 40g per day.

The erythritol used in Fusubon is less than 10g per capsule, so taking Fusubon alone will not cause diarrhea.
It is no exaggeration to say that erythritol holds the key to carbohydrate restriction. I hope you will also use erythritol to successfully restrict your carbohydrate intake. See you next time!

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