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Prebiotic FOS Richness

New Zealand yacon tops the prebiotics value compared to all other vegetable and fruit. It is one of the most healthy fruits available, and is packed full of fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Yacon Concentrate is a healthy and delicious option to complement your everyday diet.

Yaconz NZFOS+ Yacon Concentrate is ranked as number
one in prebiotic FOS value

Yaconz NZFOS+ Yacon Concentrate has a prebiotics adequacy score of 60.0, making it one of the highest scoring natural supplement in terms of FOS richness. The prebiotics adequacy of a certain food refers to how much fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) it provides relative to its weight.

The high amount of FOS in Yaconz yacon syrup is the primary driver of its sweet taste and health-promoting quality. FOS is a kind of complex carbohydrates that pass through the digestive system without being metabolized, as the human system doesn’t have an enzyme to hydrolyze FOS. Therefore, it is good for people with diabetes and all people concerned about blood sugar levels. The unique attributes of FOS work within the body to provide significant health benefits.

Nutritious FOS Adequacy Score

Note: this score shows the contribution which 100g food makes to the reference values for FOS.

References
  • Caetano, B. F., de Moura, N. A., Almeida, A. P., Dias, M. C., Sivieri, K., & Barbisan, L. F. (2016). Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) as a food supplement: health-promoting benefits of fructooligosaccharides. Nutrients, 8(7), 436.
  • Genta, S., Cabrera, W., Habib, N., Pons, J., Carillo, I. M., Grau, A., & Sánchez, S. (2009). Yacon syrup: beneficial effects on obesity and insulin resistance in humans. Clinical Nutrition, 28(2), 182-187.
  • Malinovska, R., Kuzmanova, S., & Winkelhausen, E. (2014). Oligosaccharides profile in fruits and vegetables as source of prebiotic and functional food. Int. J. Food Prop, 949-965.