Fructooligosaccharides (F.O.S.) when ingested, provide a specific food source for the growth of friendly intestinal bacteria.
F.O.S. encourages peristaltic motion, exerting a positive influence on bowel activity and evacuation. It is water dispersible and acts as a bulking agent in the bowel.
F.O.S. can be used as nutritional support in yeast free diets. Fructooligosaccharides may help maintain normal triglyceride levels and it does not elevate blood sugar.
Features of F.O.S.:
- F.O.S. is a natural fibre that occurs in unprocessed fruits and vegetables;
- F.O.S. does not elevate blood sugar;
- F.O.S. provides insignificant amounts of calorific value;
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.