Constipation can affect anyone from babies to pregnant women and the elderly. Relief has usually involved consumption of traditional laxatives, which may be unpalatable or bring unwanted side effects. OsmoAid™ is a brand of Lactitol from DuPont Nutrition & Health. It is an effective, and often more pleasant, osmotic alternative to conventional laxatives.
Lactitol is a disaccharide sugar alcohol, which has been used for more than 20 years to promote gut mobility in constipated individuals. Unlike conventional laxatives, OsmoAid™ works gently by:
Depending on age and individual needs, OsmoAid™ is best taken orally in doses between 150mg-40g/day. It is well tolerated and can be ingested by all age groups without any health concerns.
Available in a sweet-tasting, odorless crystalline powder, OsmoAid™ is widely recognized as a food ingredient for use in food products and dietary supplements, and has been approved by both the FAO and WHO.
|OsmoAid™||Well tolerated||Dietary supplements|
|Less harsh laxative effect|
|Suitable for all ages|