Tag Archives: Health

What are the health benefits of xylitol?

Xylitol is a lower-calorie sugar substitute with a low glycemic index. Some research suggests that it may also improve dental health, prevent ear infections, and possess antioxidant properties. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, which is a type of carbohydrate and does not actually contain alcohol. Xylitol occurs naturally in small amounts in fibrous fruits and… Read More »

Majority supports allowing small businesses to offer cost-saving, 'large company' health plans

A new survey  from AssociationHealthPlans.com shows overwhelming public support for small companies collaborating together to offer “large company” health insurance plans to their employees. The findings are timely given a recent Department of Labor update to association health plan regulation that has made it easier for small businesses to band together to offer the same… Read More »