The Chicory root (Cichorium Intybus), or Inulin, has been cultivated since ancient Egypt. Chicory root comes from a perennial herbaceous plant of the dandelion family, which usually has bright blue flowers. Also known as Inulin, Chicory root is a bit wood-like and, due to its fibrous composition. It is not digested in the small intestine, instead, it maintains its form as it travels to the colon or large intestine.
Chicory Root is fully fermented in the gut which is proven to be beneficial for human health. Chicory root fiber is a soluble fiber that naturally grows as part of the chicory plant and has a substantial body of strong science supporting benefits for human health. It allows for sugar, fat and calorie reduction while providing great taste and texture attributes.
- May provide gut health
- May aid in sugar control
- May support weight loss
- Easy to add to your diet