What are Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS)?

GOS also known as galacto-oligosaccharides, oligogalactosyllactose, oligogalactose, oligolactose or transgalactooligosaccharides, belongs to the group of prebiotics. Prebiotics are defined as non-digestible food ingredients that beneficially affect the host by stimulating the growth and/or activity of beneficial bacteria in the colon. Most formulas that contain GOS obtain it through Lactose. Majority of our HiPP formulas contain GOS.


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