According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), lifestyles have been changing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Good nutrition is a good idea to maintain a healthy and strong immune system. Agave fructans is an ingredient that improves our digestion and contributes to support our healthy diet during these difficult times.

Agave fructans contribute to maintaining a healthy diet, it is fiber and low in calories, oftentimes it could be used as a substitute for fats or sugars.

The agave fructans fiber is dissolved in the stomach and intestine, it promotes the slow digestion, increases fullness, and reduces cholesterol absorption as it passes through the digestive tract.

Agave fructans are highly soluble,  they could be added to water. Drink water also helps reduce the risk of consuming too many calories to maintaining a healthy weight and daily fiber intake could be completed during the day.

Scientific studies suggest that agave fructans have other benefits as better absorb calcium, controls blood sugar, and could potentially lower colon cancer risk.

Is common to find agave fructans in supplements, just 3 g per day is enough to feel the prebiotic benefit and promote digestive health. Nevertheless, it could be as an ingredient in foodstuffs like ice-cream, cereal bars, pasta, yogurt, chocolates, beverages, and more.

It is important in addition to a healthy diet, a healthy lifestyle that includes additional strategies as exercising.

Carlos Hernández

R&D Manager

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