Prebiotic Inulin

200 chewable tablets

with fructo-oligosaccharide

digestive & bowel support

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Prebiotic Inulin
Inulin is a prebiotic fibre which helps maintain a healthy balance of friendly intestinal bacteria, and supports digestion and bowel function. Together with fructo-oligosaccharide (FOS), Prebiotic Inulin is a convenient supplement for those who wish to increase their dietary fibre intake.
Ingredients: Each tablet contains: Inulin 1500mg - Fructo-oligosaccharide 50mg. This product contains tableting aids.
Suggested Use: Adults: Chew 1-3 tablets twice daily with food, or as professionally recommended. It is best to start with 1-2 tablets daily and build up to 6 tablets over a month.
References: Abrams SA, Griffin IJ, Hawthorne KM, Liang L, Gunn SK, Darlington G, Ellis KJ. A combination of prebiotic short- and long-chain inulin-type fructans enhances calcium absorption and bone mineralization in young adolescents. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Aug; 82 (2): 471-6. Balcázar-Muñoz BR, Martínez-Abundis E, González-Ortiz M. Effect of oral inulin administration on lipid profile and insulin sensitivity in subjects with obesity and dyslipidemia. Rev Med Chil. 2003 Jun ;131 (6): 597-604. Casellas F, Borruel N, Torrejón A, Varela E, Antolin M, Guarner F, Malagelada JR. Oral oligofructose-enriched inulin supplementation in acute ulcerative colitis is well tolerated and associated with lowered faecal calprotectin. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007 May 1; 25 (9): 1061-7. Dehghan P, Pourghassem Gargari B, Asghari Jafar-abadi M. Oligofructose-enriched inulin improves some inflammatory markers and metabolic endotoxemia in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Nutrition. 2014 Apr; 30 (4): 418-23. Holloway L, Moynihan S, Abrams SA, Kent K, Hsu AR, Friedlander AL. Effects of oligofructose-enriched inulin on intestinal absorption of calcium and magnesium and bone turnover markers in postmenopausal women. Br J Nutr. 2007 Feb; 97 (2): 365-72. Kaur N, Gupta AK. Applications of inulin and oligofructose in health and nutrition. J Biosci. 2002 Dec; 27 (7): 703-14. Marteau P, Jacobs H, Cazaubiel M, Signoret C, Prevel JM, Housez B. Effects of chicory inulin in constipated elderly people: a double-blind controlled trial. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2011 Mar; 62 (2): 164-70. Salazar N, Dewulf EM, Neyrinck AM, Bindels LB, Cani PD, Mahillon J, de Vos WM, Thissen JP, Gueimonde M, de Los Reyes-Gavilán CG, Delzenne NM. Inulin-type fructans modulate intestinal Bifidobacterium species populations and decrease fecal short-chain fatty acids in obese women. Clin Nutr. 2015 Jun; 34 (3): 501-7. Smith AP, Sutherland D, Hewlett P. An Investigation of the Acute Effects of Oligofructose-Enriched Inulin on Subjective Wellbeing, Mood and Cognitive Performance. Nutrients. 2015 Oct 28;7 (11): 8887-96. Tovar AR, Caamaño Mdel C, Garcia-Padilla S, García OP, Duarte MA, Rosado JL. The inclusion of a partial meal replacement with or without inulin to a calorie restricted diet contributes to reach recommended intakes of micronutrients and decrease plasma triglycerides: a randomized clinical trial in obese Mexican women. Nutr J. 2012 Jun 18; 11: 44. Verghese M, Rao DR, Chawan CB, Williams LL, Shackelford L. Dietary inulin suppresses azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci and colon tumors at the promotion stage in young Fisher 344 rats. J Nutr. 2002 Sep; 132 (9): 2809-13.
Cautions: Seek professional advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing. This product may cause mild gastrointestinal discomfort. Ensure to drink plenty of water while taking this product.

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Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.