Prominent Health Benefits of Prebiotic Dietary Fibers
What Are Prebiotic Dietary Fibers?1
- Non-digestible dietary fibers
- Stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the colon
Abbreviations FOS: Fructooligosaccharides; GOS: Galactooligosaccharides
Health Benefits of Prebiotic Dietary Fibers
Abbreviations CD: Cluster differentiation; FOS: Fructooligosaccharides; GOS: Galactooligosaccharides; IL-4: Interleukin 4; IL-8: Interleukin 8; IL-10: Interleukin 10; LDL: Low-density lipoprotein; NK cells: Natural killer cells; TAG: Triacylglycerol; TLR: Toll like receptors.
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