Setting the record straight: the mystery surrounding this topic is unravelled! Forget the myths and get ready to discover the real science behind prebiotics!
“Prebiotic” is a popular term in the health and wellness industry these days, but not everyone uses the term “prebiotic” correctly and mis-use is common.
Scientifically speaking, only three ingredients can currently claim to be proven prebiotics. These three are backed up by substantial research, including human trials and are therefore endorsed by the International Scientific Asociation for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP).
These ingredients are inulin, oligofructose (FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). Inulin and oligofructose are plant-sourced prebiotics, derived from the chicory root, a vergetable packed with health benefits related to the gut microbiota and digestive health.
Many ingredients use the therm prebiotic without having scientifc backing. Some may be considered candidates, but others fall short entirely, causing unnecessary confusion in the market. This video clip unveils the truth about prebiotics, presents the facts and navigates through misinformation to set the record straight. Watch it here!