Actilight® enhances butyrate production

Actilight® is the most advanced ingredient which has been shown to stimulate the production of Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA) and especially butyrate in vivo in humans. This increased SCFA production is an important mechanism by which Actilight®’s sc-FOS impart major benefits to the human health. Butyrate is “fuel” for the colon: by enhancing butyrate levels from gut fermentation, Actilight® contributes to the health maintenance of the intestinal mucosa. In many human studies, the consumption of Actilight® also showed a tendency to reduce the pH in the colon, which is linked to SCFA production. This decrease of the pH contributes to the maintenance of healthy conditions in the colon.


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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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