Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Yvergnaux Florent

Yvergnaux Florent, Anet, France

  • Research Article   
    The Effect of Bioecolians, A Commercial Alpha-Gluco-Oligosaccharide, on Bowel Function in Subjects with IBS-C Symptoms
    Author(s): Yvergnaux Florent, Lassalle Laurent* and Saguet Thibaut

    Aim: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of the consumption of BioEcolians, a commercial α-gluco-oligosaccharide, on IBS-c symptoms and various strains of the gut microbiome. Methods: 50 subjects participated in a double blind placebo control study. Subjects consumed 2 gr/day of BioEcolians or placebo capsules for 28 days and were evaluated for IBS-C symptoms (abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and stool consistency). Fecal exams were performed in order to evaluate changes in the gut microbiom. Results: BioEcolians treatment resulted in a progressive amelioration of IBS-C symptoms with a statistically significant improvement from day 14 to day 28. Stool frequency showed a progressive and statistically significant improvement with a mean increment of 1.6 complete spontaneous bowel movements (.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9600.21.11.1000787

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