Fructo-Oligosaccharides

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What other names is Fructo-oligosaccharides known by?

Beta-D-fructofuranosidase, Bêta-D-Fructofuranosidase, Chicory Inulin Hydrolysate, Complexe d'Oligosaccharide, FOS, Fructo Oligo Saccharides, Fructo-Oligosacáridos, Fructooligosaccharides, Fructo-Oligosaccharides à Courte Chaîne, Inulin Hydrolysate, Oligofructose, Oligosaccharide Complex, Oligosaccharides, Prebiotic, Prébiotique, SC-FOS, Short Chain Fructo-Oligosaccharides.

What is Fructo-oligosaccharides?

Fructo-oligosaccharides are made up of plant sugars linked in chains. People use the sugars to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Preventing traveler's diarrhea.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Promoting growth of bacteria in the gut, high cholesterol levels, and constipation.

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