Nutriose is a Soluble Fiber, derived from cereal. It is very stable during heat treatment and easy to use. Nutriose offers some interesting nutritional benefits, such as good digestive tolerance factor (up to 45g/day/adult without any discomfort symptoms), and a low caloric value (2 kcal/g)
Depending on the recipes, products incorporating Nutriose can use as a healthy alternative to replace sugar/sweetener in ‘less sugar’ or ‘healthier drink’. In some countries, Nutriose have been recognized as Dietary Fiber.
It has a low glycaemic and insulinaemic responses. It is suitable for delayed energy release and have a positive impact on safety. Products formulated with Nutriose can be recommended for endurance activities and combat snacking.
- Asia Pacific Baker (August 2005). www.worldbakers.com