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Pronutrient series: Part 3 - The study of sugars within organisms

The use of dietary sugars to inhibit carbohydrate-mediated attachment of pathogens in the intestinal tract is one example, where the use of functional sugars has reached modern animal nutrition. According to researchers, there are enormous possibilities to use other sugars as possible agents against infections and non-infectious diseases in the future.

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Pig Progress, volume 21, no.6 2005

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