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Authors

  1. Gibson, Glenn R. PhD
  2. Delzenne, Nathalie PhD

Abstract

This article explores the potential role of inulin-type fructans in the human diet, focusing on scientific developments presented at the 5th Orafti Research Conference held at the Harvard Medical School in 2006, with special emphasis on the effects of inulin and oligofructose on the modulation of the gut microbiota and their effects on human health.