Actilight®'s Bifidogenic effect

Actilight® is a prebiotic fibre: it particularly stimulates the growth of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, which are generally recognised as health promoting. Actilight® is active from birth to elderly and particularly in people who have suffered from severe disturbance in the gut microflora.


The bifidogenic effect of Actilight® is dose dependent. Actilight® is shown to be bifidogenic at a 2.5g daily dose and the effect increases with the dose until 10g/day. The bifidogenic effect of Actilight® is visible after 4 days of consumption. A double blind clinical study in human volunteers (Bouhnik et al.) explored the bifidogenic properties of a wide range of prebiotics and demonstrated that Actilight® was the most effective bifidogenic substance tested at a 10g daily dose. Notably, Actilight® at 10g/day is significantly more bifidogenic than long-chain inulin at 15g/day.

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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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