Malitol is a popular Sugar alcohol. It is a Carbohydrate that is used in place of sugar. However, it doesn't raise blood sugar levels the way regular table sugar does. Because it is not absorbed by the body, Malitol is often left out of the net carb count on food labels.
see Sugar Replacers
An all-natural, sugar replacement, which is low in calories and does not cause a sudden increase in blood glucose levels.
Maltitol is a natural sugar-substitute based on a Malt-extract, which allows chocolate to keep a sweet taste without containing sugar. Maltitol has become the most popular alternative sweetener due to its lack of aftertaste and lower calorie count compared to artificial sweeteners.
A sweetener with a sweet taste similar to sucrose. It is especially useful in the manufacture of sucrose-free chocolate and may be helpful for people with diabetes and a taste for fine chocolates, as it does not raise blood glucose or insulin levels. It does not contribute to the formation of dental cavities and chocolate made with Maltitol contains 40% less calories.
a sugar alcohol that is used as a sweetener
is a sugar free, reduced calorie sweetener made from corn. It has a pleasant sugar-like taste and sweetness. Maltitol has about half the calories of sugar and is useful for making a variety of sugar free and reduced calorie foods.
Maltitol is a sugar alcohol (a polyol) used as a sugar substitute. It has 90% of the sweetness of sucrose (table sugar) and nearly identical properties, except for browning. It is used to replace table sugar because it has fewer calories, does not promote tooth decay and has a somewhat lesser effect on blood glucose.