Benefits

CHICORY ROOT

QUESTION: WHAT IS THE PROPER WAY TO GREET A CHICORY ROOT?

Answer: You High Fiber

For all intents and purposes, chicory root is the gold medalist of inulin content. Inulin is a type of soluble fiber and prebiotic shown to improve overall gut health. As a prebiotic, inulin functions as the food fuel which allows probiotics to thrive and multiply. Chicory root is an impressive multitasker. Its inulin shows serious promise for weight maintenance, fat reduction, and decreased constipation. We’re “rooting” for you.

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In case you’re in need of some light reading

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Effect of inulin on the human gut microbiota: stimulation of Bifidobacterium adolescentis and Faecalibacterium prausnitzii.

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A randomized controlled trial: the effect of inulin on weight management and ectopic fat in subjects with prediabetes.

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Prebiotic inulin-type fructans induce specific changes in the human gut microbiota.

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Inulin and Oligofructose: What are they?

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