Prebiotics can have a positive influence on the microbiome because they provide a good nutritional basis and growth substrate for desirable and positive bacterial strains in the large intestine. The proliferation of these strains leads to a suppression of undesirable (pathogenic) germs thereby inhibiting their spread.
Prebiotics are, in contrast to probiotics, not living bacteria, but indigestible dietary fiber. Thanks to this, they can pass through the stomach and small intenstine and enter the large intestine unhindered. Prebiotics also stimulate the intestinal peristalsis. In addition, bile acids and ammonia are bound in the intestine and more effectively excreted, thus helping to relieve the liver and kidneys.
Inulin belongs to the genus of prebiotics, i.e. oligosaccharides, which are not digestible by the body's own enzymes. Therefore, it is a fermentable substrate for the bacteria of the intestinal flora. Inulin promotes the growth of beneficial intestinal bacteria such as Enterococcus faecium without benefitting pathogenic germs. Consequently, inulin is recognized as having a positive effect on the immune system. Organic acids are released when intestinal bacteria such as Enterococcus faecium metabolize inulin. These acids have a stabilizing effect on the intestinal microbiota. Studies conducted on puppies have shown that adding inulin to food reduces the colonization of Salmonellae.
The husk of the Indian psyllium has a strong natural swelling effect. The seed can absorb up to 40 times its own weight in water. Once in contact with water, it forms a protective layer of mucus. This coats the lining of the stomach and esophagus like a film. In the intestine, psyllium husks bind excessive fluid. This ensure that the feces are consolidates and the output of the faeces is regulated naturally.
Microcrystalline cellulose is derived from plant fibers and is not absorbed or digested by the body. Dietary fibers such as microcrystalline cellulose regulate digestion and promote healthy intestinal flora. Beneficial intestinal bacteria can multiply and produce important short-chain fatty acids.
Talk to your veterinarian. A veterinarian can make a well-founded medical diagnosis and then recommend a precise and effective product.
Inuvet-Produkte gibt es nur beim Tierarzt oder der Tierärztin - aber in welchen Praxen eigentlich genau? Auf dieser Karte findet ihr eine Auswahl an Praxen, die unsere Produkte führen – zoomt in die Karte rein und findet die passende Praxis für euch und euer Tier in Ihrer Nähe!