PreSweet Tagatose will not raise blood sugar levels. It is also being studied for other health benefits. One of the health benefits of PreSweet is that it is a prebiotic ingredient. Prebiotics feed probiotic bacteria like acidopholis found in yogurt. Prebiotics help the good bacteria in the digestive system multiply. This improves the overall health of the digestive system and may improve the general health of the body.*
PreSweet Tagatose is a naturally-occurring sweetener found in milk, fruits and vegetables. It is 92% as sweet as sugar. PreSweet is low in calories (6 calories/serving), low glycemic index (3 on the GI), and low in carbohydrates (especially considering that many of the carbohydrates are not digested).
PreSweet is anti-hyperglycemic and great for those on weight loss programs because it will satisfy your sweet tooth without adding the calories that sugar will.
Unlike sugar alcohols like Xylitol and Erythritol, PreSweet Tagatose browns like sugar.While Xylitol has a unique cooling taste and Erythritol has a distinctive taste, Tagatose has a very clean and natural taste like sugar.