-Definition of Fructooligosaccharide (FOS)
Fructooligosaccharide is a natural functional sweeteners made from specialty enzymes based on raw sugar or sugar.
Fructooligosaccharides are also used as an alternative sweetener to commercial starch syrup and are a better sweetener for the body.
In particular, Fructooligosaccharideis called prebiotics because it is a functional sweetener that is used as a food for bifidus and lactic acid bacteria that are beneficial to our bodies living in the large intestine.
-Major Physiological Function of FOS
FOS 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 (2.5~2.8kcal/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 helps absorb minerals into the body.
It lowers blood sugar and cholesterol (LDL).
【Molecular structure of FOS】