Inulins and polysaccharides: immunostimulants and adjuvants.
Host defense functions are responsive to diet composition. It is known since many years that inulin and oligofructose increase resistance to health challenges.
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The bioavailability of drugs with low aqueous solubility may be enhanced by inulin. Inulin has been used to produce solid dispersions or tablets of various poorly soluble...