Nutri-Cology (Allergy Research) FOS Powder 100 Grams 713947519206

FOS Powder 100 Grams

by Nutri-Cology (Allergy Research)

  • • 80 servings
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Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are short-chain polymers comprised of D-fructose and D-glucose, which are not metabolized by the body like simple sugars are, and are therefore considered non-digestible oligosaccharides. They occur naturally in bananas, garlic, Jerusalem artichokes and certain other foods, and technically are a soluble fiber (ARG FOS are derived from chicory root). FOS are effective sweeteners, being half as sweet as sucrose, yet are not absorbed and have minimal caloric value. FOS may be considered prebiotic as they selectively support the proliferation of intestinal probiotics, especially the bifidobacteria.

Serving Size

1/2 teaspoon (approx. 1.25 g), 80 servings per container

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, 1/2 to 1 level teaspoon (1.25 to 2.5 grams) mixed in water if desired, two to four times daily between meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Does Not Contain

This nutrient is of the highest quality and purity obtainable, free of all common allergens (antigens), and does not contain preservatives, diluents, or artificial additives.

Warnings/Cautions

Some individuals using FOS experience gastrointestinal bloating that does not subside after 1 of 2 weeks of use. In those cases, FOS should be discontinued. Recent clinical experience by some practitioners suggests that there are some unfriendly microbial invaders that are suspected of feeding on FOS. Symptoms of that occurring would be as indicated above. Keep in a cool, dry place, tightly capped.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size is 1/2 teaspoon (approx. 1.25 g)
Amount Per Serving%DV
Total Carbohydrate1.3g*
Fructooligosaccharides1.2g*
*Daily Value (DV) not established.

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