Twelve weeks of consuming an inulin and lactulose-fortified prebiotic food may boost Bifidobacterium levels in the gut and suppress markers of bone resorption in female athletes, says a new study from Japan.
Taking inulin after an antibiotic therapy could reduce the amount of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) – an enzyme linked to liver damage – in individuals suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a study has shown.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected Tereos Syral’s health claim application for short-chain fructooligosaccharides (scFOS) from sucrose and the maintenance of normal defecation – but the company said it is ready to invest big money...
The Beneo brand has marked its 10th anniversary of direct-to-consumer marketing for its prebiotic inulin and oligofructose ingredients by noting the strategy’s ongoing success, even in challenging economic times.
Two low doses of the prebiotic inulin every day can efficiently
boost levels of beneficial gut bacteria, and reduce levels of an
enzyme linked to colon cancer, says a new study sponsored by
Inulin and oligofructose could offer ways of stemming the tide of
obesity, or could change immune responses and protect against
potentially harmful infection, said prebiotic experts at Orafti's
5th Research Conference at Harvard...
Proctor and Gamble has launched an all-natural fiber supplement
called Fibersure, that can be used in a wide variety of cooking
methods and might help make up the shortfall in fiber intake
A health claim for the prebiotic effect of inulin will be published
by the French food safety authority tomorrow, giving food
manufacturers in this market the go-ahead to promote the health
benefits of inulin-containing foods, reports...