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Some Foods List Inulin as an Ingredient. What is Inulin?

Inulin is a fiber source added to some food products to increase bulk and improve palatability. Although inulin is found naturally in fruits and vegetables, it is commonly obtained commercially as an extract of chicory root. Inulin can be found in yogurt, high fiber breakfast bars, bread and other similar foods. Additional studies on isolated fibers like inulin will help identify any potential health benefits of dietary fibers like inulin.

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