If you’re on a Keto diet, you’ve probably heard of Erythritol. It is sometimes used as a sugar substitute in popular keto-friendly snacks. If you haven’t heard of it, Erythritol (pronounced ear-RITH-ri-tall) is a type of carbohydrate called a “sugar alcohol” that people use as a sugar substitute. Found naturally in some foods, it’s also made when things like wine, beer, and cheese ferment. While sugar has 4 calories per gram, erythritol has zero.
Perfect Keto has published an extensive article that outlines everything you need to know about Erythritol, including how it works with a Keto diet, antioxidant effects, and its effect on blood sugar and Type 2 Diabetes. Drop by their site and give it a read.