Improve Gut Function & Boost Healthy Bacteria Improves digestive health Relieves constipation Promotes weight loss Helps control diabetes Improved mineral absorption and bone healthPeople take Inulin powder for a variety of health reasons:Digestive health…Gut microbiota is the population of bacteria and other microbes that live in the gut. This population is complex and contains both good and bad bacteria. Having the right balance is essential for keeping the gut healthy and protecting the body from disease. Inulin can help promote this balance and studies show it can help to stimulate growth of beneficial bacteriaRelieves constipation…For many people, inulin can help relieve symptoms of constipation. One study found that people taking inulin experienced more frequent bowel movements and improved stool consistency and a 4-week study in older adults consuming 15g a day reported less constipation and better digestion.Promotes weight loss…Various studies indicate inulin can aid weight loss. In one study, people with prediabetes took inulin (or cellulose) for 18 weeks. Those taking inulin lost significantly more weight between 9 and 18 weeks.Helps control diabetes…Several studies suggest that inulin may improve blood sugar control in people with diabetes and prediabetes.Improved mineral absorption & bone health…Animal studies have found that inulin improves calcium and magnesium absorption, resulting in improved bone density and human studies have found similar benefits.Orafti Inulin is extracted from chicory root, making it of 100% vegetable origin. It is balanced with 10% FOS (as pure FOS does not support health of the whole digestive tract). Mild and sweet tasting it can be added to food or drink and can be used in baking too.