Prebiotics and gut health

It is generally recognised that a healthy colon is vital for overall optimal health. The ecosystem consisting in the colon and the microflora form a dynamic equilibrium in which the balance between the various bacterial species is essential. The intake of fermentable fibres can influence the composition of this microflora.  


Among them, prebiotics such as Actilight® are selectively fermented and can stimulate health-promoting bacteria within the gut flora. This is called the bifidogenic or prebiotic effect, and has beneficial consequences on overall health and well-being.  

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FOS and maltitol lower glycaemic response


A scientific study published in March in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition demonstrates the benefits of the usage of maltitol and short chain fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS from sucrose) to lower postprandial glycaemic response and reduce insulin release when replacing sugars in sugar-free de ...
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FOS from sucrose allowed in Infant Formulae in China


The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China now authorises Actilight® short chain Fructo-oligosaccharides from sucrose as a permitted substance for fortification in Infant Formulae. Actilight® is a non viscous, instant soluble fiber with a taste profile similar to suc ...
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Digestive tolerance and sugars reduction


FOS and polyols such as maltitol are frequently used, alone or in combination, in energy-reduced or sugar-reduced food formulations. According to a recent clinical study led by Tereos Syral with Biofortis, the combination ...
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Actilight® at Vitafoods 2013


We will be glad to inform you about Actilight® at Vitafoods exhibition in Geneva from 14 ...
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High fibre, high protein cranberries biscuit


Delicious high fibre and high protein biscuits can be formulated with Actilight® FOS and Meripro® soluble wheat proteins. The laminated biscuits with cranberries designed by Tereos Syral contain 6.2g/100g of fibre and 20g/100g of protein, protein bringing 20% of ener ...
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