The good bacteria in our gut feed on prebiotics and produce short-chain fatty acids. These are then absorbed by the body and are beneficial to the rest of the body. There are three main categories of beneficial prebiotics: Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and Trans-galacto-oligosaccharides (TOS).
What are probiotics? What purpose do they serve? Who should take probiotics? These are all questions that we are going to answer in this blog.