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Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide

Alpha-glucan oligosaccharide is a prebioitc sugar that deliver energy to support the skin's good bacteria.

Natural Science

Prebiotic sugars can only be digested by your good bacteria. This helps to bring the microflora into homeostasis by selectively supporting the growth of beneficial bacteria and encouraging the microbiome to recover at a much faster rate. It does all this while reducing harmful bacteria on the skin.

Benefits

Strengthen and conditions the epidermis by forming a protective barrier and guarding against environmental stressors and irritation. It also helps stabilize the microbiome.

How Its Used

Prebiotics are used in every nuebiome™ formulation in the form of inulin and alpha-gucan oligosaccharide obtained from wheat and sugar beets.

Find it in Amaretto and Biotic Hand RemedyBiotic Radiance-Boosting Hydrator(Glyco-Biotic)™ Ultra-Synbiotic Facial and The Biotic Glow™ Ferment Essence to name a few of our favorites.

Other Prebiotics 

Inulin are prebiotic sugars that deliver energy to support good bacteria. Read more about it HERE

Research 

Prebiotics selectively support the growth of one or a limited number of bacterial species with studies showing that prebiotics enhances the growth of probiotic bacteria that can help with acne, eczema and photoaging.

References

Fermentation, Vol 5, May 2019, Pg. 41

Archives of Dermatological Research, Vol 309, Jun 2017, Pg. 411-21

Journal of Food: Microbiology, Safety & Hygiene, Vol 1, Issue 2, Jul 2016, Pg. 1-13

 

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