Colonic bacteria

Certain food substances such as complex Carbohydrates, resistant starches and some components of dietary fiber escape digestion while passing through the upper gastro intestinal tract.

When these substances enter colon, the bacterias present here, act on these and form short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) such as acetate (60%), propionate (25%) and butyrate (15%).

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