-Definition of Isomaltooligosaccharide(IMO)
Isomaltooligosaccharideis a natural functional sweetener made from starch and produced by specialty enzymes.
Isomaltooligosaccharidesare currently used as an alternative sweetener to commercial starch syrup and are a better sweetener for the body.
In particular, Isomaltooligosaccharideis called prebiotics because it is a functional sweetener that is used as a food for bifidusand lactic acid bacteria that are beneficial to our bodies living in the large intestine.
-Major Physiological Function of IMO
IMO helps with colon activity.
It is food of bifidus and lactic acid bacteria which are beneficial intestines.
It is effective in preventing tooth decay.
Low calorie (2.8~3.2kcal/g)
Healthier to consume than sugar or starch syrup.
Helps with diarrhea and constipation.
It has a soft sweetness that can be used as a sweetener for cooking.
As a natural sweetener, it is found in natural honey.
【Molecular structure of IMO】