inulin a brief look

inulin

What is inulin

Inulin is a soluble fiber found in many plants. Your gut bacteria convert it into short-chain fatty acids, which provide several health benefits.

Although many plants contain only small amounts of inulin, others are excellent sources. Here’s how much inulin is in 3.5 oz, or 100 grams, of the following foods:

Asparagus: 2-3 grams.
Chicory root: 36-48 grams.
Garlic: 9–16 grams.
Jerusalem artichoke: 16–20 grams.
Jicama: 10–13 grams.
Onions: 1–8 grams.
Yacon root: 7–8 grams.

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