Digestive System

Inulin – How does it help with my digestion?

Inulin powder is created from a plant extract, primarily the Chicory Root, but can also be found in artichokes, onions and bananas, amongst others. Inulin is classified as a soluble dietary fibre and its uses are varied, but most importantly it acts as prebiotic in your digestion system and increases your daily soluble fibre.  Increasing your daily soluble fibre helps your bowels to work properly as well as helping your digestion system absorb nutrients from food. Our stomach, bowels and digestion system contain a delicate balance of good bacteria and enzymes unfortunately, even a small amount of bad bacteria can upset your system significantly causing stomach acid, bloating, trapped wind or diarrhoea. What are the benefits of taking inulin? Makes you feel full As a soluble fibre, Inulin is essential for good health. By dissolving a regular dose of Inulin powder into some water as a drink, it helps to…

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