Chicory root fiber, otherwise known as inulin, is a prebiotic plant fiber produced by the Cichorium intybus plant, also known as chicory. This fiber is an ingredient used in many foods for its nutritional benefits. See: Inulin
The chicory plant, which produces chicory root fiber, is often confused with the curly endive, also referred to as “chicory”.
Cereals, granola bars, fiber-enriched products, root vegetables, fiber supplements, ice creams, cookies, dairy-based nutritional beverages, frozen desserts, yogurt, reduced-fat products.
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