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Source Naturals, FOS, (Fructooligosaccharides), 100 Tablets20 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: SNS-00575
- UPC Code: 021078005759
- Package Quantity: 100 Tablets
- Dimensions: 4.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Dietary Supplement
- Probiotic Enhancer
- 1,000 mg
Source Naturals FOS is a complex of fructooligosaccharides (FOS) - a group of naturally occurring carbohydrates which can help promote the growth of beneficial flora in the gastrointestinal tract. The body normally maintains a balance of "friendly" flora in the intestines; unfortunately factors such as improper diet, stress, gastrointestinal problems, and use of antibiotics may disrupt this delicate balance. FOS are long chain sugars which are indigestible by humans, but serve as the "food" for friendly flora, helping increase their numbers in the body. Scientific research conducted in Japan has shown that FOS are selectively used by friendly flora such as bifidobacteria and lactobacilli.
3 to 4 tablets daily.
Stearic acid, modified cellulose gum, colloidal silicon dioxide, and magnesium stearate.
Each Tablet contains 1000 mg of fructooligosaccharides (FOS)
Suitable for vegetarians and Hypoallergenic: Contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor, or fragrance.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Note: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 4 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 25|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||4 g||1%*|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g||16%*|
|Iron (naturally occurring)||450 mcg||3%|
|Fructooligosaccharides (FOS)||4 g||†|
|*Percent Daily Values (%DV) based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I like this lot better than taking any probiotics. Probiotics add other bacteria in the system. FOS provide support for the bacteria that are already in the system.
this is a special product i purchased for my daughters. Although the pill itself is too large for one daughter, the other is okay with the size. This is a great product and helps the digestive system in addition to the acidophilus.