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Sparx with Xylitol: A Sweet Stocking Stuffer!

Got a sweet tooth? Protect it with Xlear Sparx, featuring Xylitol!

We’ve never been a fluoride family, and our search for a fluoride-free toothpaste led us to Xylitol, a naturally-occurring plant-based sweetener that actually protects your teeth. At first, I thought Xylitol (with it’s scientific sounding name) was just another artificial sweetener and I stayed away. But, after seeing it featured at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore this year, I was more convinced that this stuff is legit. With a little more research, I found that it really is natural and dentist-approved, and it really does protect your tooth enamel! Xylitol is used in lots of dental health products as well as raw crystals that can be used as a sugar substitute in cooking, baking and beverages.

But our favorite product that features Xylitol is a new candy called Sparx, from Xlear.  Continue reading

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