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Fenu Fiber

Fenu Fiber  -  Fenulac is a water soluble component of Fenugreek fibres, obtained by enzymatic hydrolysis. Basically contains (sugar units containing Mannose as the backbone & Galactose in the side chain, in the ratio 1:1). Occur in nature as the reserve polysaccharides in the endosperms of a wide range of legume seeds. Partially degraded guar galactomannans are used as a novel dietary fibre component. They are highly viscous and form a gel in the stomach slowing gastric emptying and thickening intestinal contents.