GTC Nutrition launches prebiotic ingredient
November 05, 2008
by Jeff Gelski
GOLDEN, COLO. — GTC Nutrition has introduced Purimune, a prebiotic ingredient that is 90% galactooligosaccharides (GOS). Purimune is available in powder form and may be used in such applications as infant formulas, baby foods, functional beverages and supplements.
The soluble ingredient is stable in high temperature and low pH. Prebiotics are non-digestible carbohydrates that may support immune health by aiding in the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon. Prebiotic GOS occur naturally in human milk.