Chicory Inulin

Chicory Inulin

Origin: Europe, Asia chicory root extract

Source: chicory root

Inulin is a type of fiber that's found in certain plant foods. Chicory root is the main source of inulin in supplement form. Chicory was originally found in Europe and Asia. Egyptians grew it thousands of years ago as a medicine. It's now grown in the U.S. Inulin is used for high blood  fats, including cholesterol  and triglycerides. It is also used for weight loss, constipation  and as a food additive to improve taste.