MOS contribute to an adequately balanced bacterial population in the bowels, and have a direct and indirect effect on the health of the digestive tract.Thus, they are very effective in preventing diarrhoea and contribute to the prevention of digestion-related infectious diseases.
Mannan-oligosaccharides belong to the large category of fibres, which means they are non-digestible carbohydrates. Just like FOS, they are effective against harmful bacteria living in the intestinal lumen, but have a different mode of action. They are composed of two sugars: glucose and mannose.
These yeast fibres are beneficial to the digestive tract by acting in two ways:
MOS are fibres found in the walls of yeasts.