Clasado, developer of prebiotic ingredient Bimuno GOS, has announced a new distribution agreement with Ideactifs, a Paris-based distributor of ingredients to the European health and nutrition industry.
Supplementing the diet of elite athletes with prebiotic galactooligosaccharide (GOS) may reduce the duration of upper respiratory symptoms and support gut health, says a new study that may improve the athletes’ availability to train and compete.
A UK study into the relationship between diet and gut microbiota suggests supplementation with Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) could plug the ‘fibre gap’ by promoting healthy gut bacteria, and reduce anxiety.
Over the last 20 years, the increase in exclusive breastfeeding and formula milk consumption, particularly in upper-middle-income countries, has led to product makers and ingredient suppliers revising plans in order to meet demand.
Commercially available prebiotics have the potential to directly increase intestinal integrity and function, say scientists as they believe these carbohydrates ‘crosstalk’ with cells to encode biological information.