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Adj.1.nondigestible - not digestible
indigestible - digested with difficulty
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Prebiotics are supplementary foods containing nondigestible ingredients which stimulate the growth of the human body and provide the necessary bacteria for curing gut-related diseases such as constipation, diarrhea, osteoporosis, and others.
The process of probiotics feeding on nondigestible carbs called prebiotics encourages beneficial gut bacteria to multiply.
Better Juice's process harnesses a natural enzymatic activity in non-GMO microorganisms to convert a portion of the simple fructose, glucose, and sucrose sugars into fibers and other nondigestible natural sugars.
Probiotics is defined as a nondigestible food ingredient which has beneficial activities on the host.
* Prebiotics: A nondigestible food ingredient that promotes the growth of microorganisms in the intestines.
They not only are a source of nutrients but also confer the eggs with nondigestible (antinutritive), antidigestive, and neurotoxic properties that constitute an efficient defense system against vertebrate predators (Heras et al., 2007, 2008; Dreon et al., 2013).
"It's a group of nondigestible carbohydrates that are not broken down in the upper gut--that is, in the stomach or small intestine," says Nicola McKeown, a scientist in the nutritional epidemiology program at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.
The most common prebiotics used in fish are carbohydrates like inulin, fructooligosaccharides, short-chain fructooligosaccharides, oligofructose, mannanoligosaccharides, trans-galactooligosaccharides, which are nondigestible but can be fermented by the intestinal flora [49,50].
Prebiotics are nondigestible food parts that create probiotics when they pass through your intestines.
Resistant starch also acts as a nondigestible prebiotic that promotes the growth of "good bacteria" that improve gut health.
It can perform multiple functions, such as fermentation of nondigestible dietary substances, control of intestinal epithelial cell proliferation, and prevention from propagation of pathogenic microorganisms [2, 3].
Skopnik et al., "Randomized double-blind study of the nutritional efficacy and bifidogenicity of a new infant formula containing partially hydrolyzed protein, a high [beta]-palmitic acid level, and nondigestible oligosaccharides," Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, vol.