Xylose is another Essential Nutrient and is also an Essential Sugar Saccharide of the Pentose class and may be vital to cell to cell communication.
Research has suggested that this essential nutrient may prevent cancer of the digestive tract.
For diabetics and people watching their sugar intake, companies often substitute Xylose for sucrose and corn sweeteners in such things as chewing gum and toothpaste.
Sources of Xylose
Guava, Pears, Blackberries, Loganberries, Raspberries, Aloe Vera Gel, Kelp, Echinacea, Boswellia, Psyllium, Broccoli, Spinach, Eggplant, Peas, Green Beans.
Xylose is not to be confused with Xylito which is not an essential sugar but a sugar alcohol.
Why You Can Not Get Enough Nutrients
Even if you are eating the recommended daily amounts of fruits and vegetables, you’re STILL not getting all of the vitamins and minerals your body SHOULD have to function properly!
You may THINK you’re getting the right assortment of fruits and vegetables. Most fruits and vegetables are green picked and then treated with chemicals to ripen this in itself can deplete the vital nutrition our bodies need.
Most of these properties don’t exist in the plant until the final days of ripening on the vine. When this occurs, the fruits and vegetables become very soft. This isn’t feasible for our growers to do.
If you can include a few servings of these super foods in your weekly diet, you will be adding a lot to your good health assisting your immune system, and preventing many diseases that could be coming your way otherwise. Read More.
By the time they would arrive at your local grocery store, the fruits and vegetables would be bad or destroyed. So instead, they pick our fruits and vegetables before they are ripe and allow them to ripen during the shipping process (gas ripened) or while they sit in your local grocery stores.
Another of the eight essential sugars is Neuraminic Acid.