Dietary fructans.

  title={Dietary fructans.},
  author={Marcel B. Roberfroid and Nathalie M Delzenne},
  journal={Annual review of nutrition},
Fructan is a general term used for any carbohydrate in which one or more fructosyl-fructose link constitutes the majority of osidic bonds. This review focuses on the fate of inulin-type fructans (namely native chicory inulin, oligofructose produced by the partial enzymatic hydrolysis of chicory inulin, and synthetic fructans produced by enzymatic synthesis from sucrose) in the gastrointestinal tract, as well as on their systemic physiological effects on mineral absorption, carbohydrate and… CONTINUE READING
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