Sinful desserts and sweet snacks have always been difficult to resist. However, we have now entered an age where fat does not seem to be the main cause of obesity. The culprit is, in fact, sugar. Imagine chocolate on a sundae with 80% less sugar and significantly less calories. Got your attention yet?
Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), a soluble dietary fiber which is recognized as a typical prebiotic, exists naturally in many kinds of plants such as banana, asparagus and leek. It has been widely used in health foods, dairy products, infant formulas, beverages and bakery products, for having significant health benefits, good taste, and excellent versatility in the food processing industry.