BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Gut Microbial Flora, Prebiotics, and Probiotics in IBD: Their Current Usage and Utility

Table 3

Prebiotics and IBD.

Prebiotics and IBDAimConclusionReferences

15 g fructooligosaccharides (FOS)Reduction of disease activity indexControversial data[81, 82]
Germinated barley foodstuff (GBF)Remission in patients with mild-to-moderate active UCEffective[83, 84]
Ispaghula husk Remission in patients with mild-to-moderate active UCEffective[85]
Oligofructose with inulinReduction of inflammation in UCEffective[86]
InulinReduction of inflammation in pouchitisEffective[64]

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