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Why Xylitol?

Why EVERYONE wants to eat ICE CHIPS Candy made with Birchwood Xylitol EVERY DAY!
  • Strengthens teeth
  • Reduces new tooth decay
  • Reduces cavity-causing bacteria
  • Inhibits growth of dental plaque
  • Stimulates saliva flow
  • Does NOT impact insulin levels
  • Contains zero net effective carbs
  • Delicious and satisfying
  • The FDA has approved xylitol as a Natural Sweetener
  • Xylitol is a natural sweetener found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables
  • Xylitol is found in small amounts in the human body
  • One teaspoon of xylitol contains 40% less calories than sugar
  • Savoring ICE CHIPS Candy 3 to 5 times a day delivers maximum benefits
  • Use ICE CHIPS Candy immediately after meals or snacks
  • Recent studies have found a link between consuming Xylitol during pregnancy and stronger teeth in infants

We get several questions asked over and over again:

  1. What is Xylitol?
  2. What are the advantages?
  3. Why is it so expensive?
  4. Why do you use it?

The easy answers are:

  1. Xylitol is a polyol, a sugar alcohol. It is all natural, safe for diabetics and has many health benefits.
  2. It is all natural, safe for diabetics and has many health benefits.
  3. Mostly, it is made from birch bark or corn. Ice Chips Candy uses only the birch bark Xylitol in order to avoid any chance of using Genetically Modified Corn (GMO). Additionally, the process and availability render this product much more expensive than sugar.
  4. Ice Chips Candy uses Birchwood Xylitol (made in the USA), in order to access the health benefits, particularly the dental and diabetic advantages.

We researched and understood the benefits of Xylitol early on at our parent company Healing Leaf LLC. We even sold a compressed pill-like candy for a while but wanted something with a higher concentration of Xylitol and a lower price point. While we could easily acquire bulk Xylitol, we were told it was impossible to make a hard candy.

If you want to get an impossible task accomplished, you might try going to someone with little knowledge of the subject but a passion for getting things done. Because we were health product experts but not Xylitol experts we ignored all the warnings. Lo and behold, within two days of trying, we created a tasty hard Xylitol candy in three different yummy flavors. Within a week we had seven of our current 18 flavors and we were selling Ice Chips to our friends.

We never underestimate the public's willingness to do the right thing for their bodies. We understand it is possible to get a package of breath mints for a couple dollars. But those mints will not benefit teeth, fight germs and bacteria, prevent ear infections while being safe (and recommended) for diabetics.

So, in a nutshell, THAT is why we use Xylitol!


Have you tried Ice Chips? Write a review! We would love to hear from you!
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94) Ben 
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Monday 09:26 PM
Just saw your episode on Shark Tank. When you indicated your products do not have laxative effects in small amounts, due to personal unpleasant experience, I would beg to differ. Products like sorbitol and xylitol can cause effects like a laxative. EAT WITH CAUTION.
93) Julie Coleman 
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 01:41 PM
Our Gift Shop manager at Alta View Hospital got me in big trouble with Ice Chips Candy. I love volunteering at the hospital. I love creating my own personal stash and helping support everyone. Will you please make chocolate flavors? The Ice Chips Candy are helping me with everything. I enjoy carrying different flavors every day. Thank you for adding Alta View Hospital as one of the locations. Thank you for creating fun flavored mints.
92) Rose 
Sequim, WA
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Sunday, November 8, 2015 01:04 PM
I am hooked on your ice chips and they are the only candy I eat!

But I have this drawer full of tins and I was wondering ...

... the cost of the ice chips is a bit much for a lot of us and maybe if you would consider providing ice chips in a bag where we can refill our tins, well, the cost could go down and it would be a plus for our environment as well ... !!
91) Kathy H. 
Redding, CA
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Sunday, October 18, 2015 08:40 PM
We were 50 miles from our home town when we walked into a specialty shop in a little tiny town and purchased these amazing candies! My kids fell in love with them and my husband and I kept stealing some when the kids weren't looking. I am so happy we found them online:)
90) Jenrose 
Eugene, OR
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Thursday, October 8, 2015 01:50 AM
Okay, so most of the flavors are flat out delicious. Wintergreen gives me a headache but I'm weird that way.

The miraculous thing about these is how they go from being hard and dry and suddenly they dissolve in a burst of moisture. I have Sjogren's Syndrome and the dry mouth has been horrific. I've used Spry in the past but something about them hurts my tongue, these don't.

The flavors are fantastic. Root beer float is delicious, cinnamon is spicy, spearmint tastes VERY spearmint, the cherry is tart. Margarita is a little less lime than I'd like and a little less salt, but it's still quite good. I'm looking forward to trying the menthol eucalyptus, I live on cough drops in the winter and hate how they make my mouth taste.
89) Sandra 
Oakland, CA
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Wednesday, October 7, 2015 09:28 PM
Will there be any other flavors in the near future?...Pineapple, Tangerine, Banana, Apple?. I am so ready to try this candy.
88) erica 
Tacoma, Washington
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Thursday, October 1, 2015 06:01 PM
I'm so addicted to these.. so yummy. My dentist told me about them. They help with my anxiety a lot. Peppermint and Menthol are my favorite. I just wish that you guys sold them at Costco in Bulk. Actually I wish all stores carried it. Thank you so much for making these.
87) Carolyn Pace 
Northern Virginia
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:38 AM
I guess I'm one of the rare ones who had NOT seen the grandma's on Shark Tank, but found ICE CHIPS at a local store and since I am a true licorice lover all my life, I could not resist getting the licorice flavor. I LOVED THEM! When I went back to get more, they were sold out, so I looked on the packaging and found the web site and now have tried the cherry and clove as well. I just put in another large order and I could not be more pleased. These are absolutely delicious, so thanks from another grandma! I love that not only are they a taste thrill, but are also good for you!!
86) Shaun 
Wausau WI
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015 01:51 PM
i was in my school bookstore today I'm a college adn i usually go through bags of candy like crazy i saw these at the counter and grabed them and i am in love i bought the strawberry daiquiri flavor and i am now hooked i recomend this to college students if they are looking for a sweet treat on the go the tin is conveient
85) JennyC 
San Francsico
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Thursday, September 17, 2015 08:20 PM
I'm a total sugar addict and recently tried your product for the first time and thought it was AMAZING. I'm also a primary care doctor and look forward to recommending this product to my patients. Thank you so much for making a high quality tasty treat!
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