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.


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