Orem, UT August 11, 2005 -– Xlear, Inc., a leading manufacturer of xylitol products, today celebrated its fifth anniversary. Since launching the company in 2000, Xlear has introduced several product lines to reflect the breadth of xylitol's unique health and dental benefits. The company originally started with one product, Xlear Nasal Wash, a patented saline solution with xylitol designed by general practice physician, Dr. Lon Jones. The company has since expanded its research, product development and worldwide distribution of three product lines with more than two dozen products.Xlear Nasal Wash (http://www.xlear.com/xlear) continues to be Xlear's flagship product and is used by people around the world to help fight a variety of ailments, from allergies to sinus and ear infections.
In the fall of 2004, the company sold its one millionth bottle of Xlear Nasal Wash. In May 2003, the company introduced a complete line of xylitol-rich dental products sold under the Spry Dental Defense System brand (http://www.xlear.com/spry/dds). The product line includes toothpaste, mouthwash, tooth gel, and a variety of flavors of mints and chewing gums. In December 2004, Spry was given the highest rankings by a leading independent dental research firm. In September 2004, Xlear was the first company to make xylitol available in single serving packets offered under its XyloSweet brand (http://www.xlear.com/xylosweet)."During the past five years, we have focused on making health-enhancing products that improve people's lives," said Nathan Jones, president of Xlear, Inc.
"We have recognized significant growth in the demand of xylitol products, and we continue to invest significant time and resources into educating consumers, and health and dental professionals around the world about what makes xylitol unique. The natural sweetener continues to be one of the most researched natural sweeteners on the market, and time after time, studies have shown that it can help alleviate a variety of health issues, from tooth decay to ear infections. We appreciate our hard-working employees and all of our customers around the world that have helped to spread the word about xylitol. We look forward to the next five years as we prepare to introduce a variety of new xylitol-rich products that will continue to promote xylitol as an effective and healthy sweetener; or as one health expert called it, ‘the miracle sweetener'."In recognition of the company's anniversary, Xlear today also introduced a new monthly e-newsletter, Crystal Xlear, to help provide consumers and retailers with news and information about xylitol and Xlear's products. For more information and to sign up for the newsletter, visit http://www.xlear.com/newsletter/.Studies show that consistent use of products sweetened with 100% xylitol:* Fight and lessen the occurrence of inner ear and sinus infections;* Inhibit the ability of cavity-causing, plaque-forming bacteria to stick to teeth;* Helps reduce cavities by up to 80%;* Reduce gum tissue inflammation;* Reduce the amount of cavities in children when their mothers consistently used a Xylitol rich product during and after their pregnancy;* Increases saliva production and relieves dry mouth; and* Facilitate the remineralization of tooth enamel.Xlear's products are available online at www.xlear.com and through health and natural products stores across the country.
To find a local retailer, visit http://www.xlear.com/locateStore.aspx.About XylitolXylitol is a natural sugar derived from birch trees, corn cobs, fruits and other natural sources. Xylitol is considered a sugar alcohol and has zero net effective carbohydrates, which means xylitol is not digested and processed by the body as a dietary carbohydrate, and therefore has a minimal impact on blood sugar levels. Xylitol is absorbed slowly by the body, resulting in a low glycemic index of seven compared to table sugar's index of 83 (or higher). In addition, because xylitol has 40 percent fewer calories, it can also be used as a sugar substitute in many of today's popular diets. Xylitol is endorsed by dental associations worldwide, approved in the United States as a food additive in unlimited quantity for foods with special dietary purposes and recognized by the World Health Organization and Federal Drug Administration as a safe and effective food additive.About Xlear, Inc.Founded in 2000, Xlear, Inc.
is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers of xylitol products, and one of the largest importers of xylitol in the United States. Xlear, Inc. is committed to providing consumers with the health benefits of xylitol by manufacturing all-natural, health-enhancing products. Xlear, Inc. offers Xlear®, a patented nasal wash; a complete line of dental health products offered under the SpryTM Dental Defense System brand; and XyloSweet TM, raw xylitol crystals used as a sugar substitute in cooking, baking and general consumption.
Xlear, Inc. is a private company with headquarters in Orem, Utah.Contact:Kevin Wilson513-898-1008e-mail protected from spam bots.