Sugar Substitute that helps to prevent cavities may also help prevent ear infections
According to the scientists from the University of Toronto who reviewed published research. The scientists reviewed the last 61 years of studies on xylitol and ear infections. They found four studies that included a total of about 3,000 children up to the age of 12. Three of the studies included healthy children. Those who consumed xylitol gum, candies or syrup had 25% fewer ear infections.