Inulin - Zero Carb, Beneo brand
Many people don’t realise that our bodies have good bacteria in them that help our gut to function properly, and that taking inulin is a good way to feed that bacteria and keep it healthy. Inulin is prebiotic insoluble fibre sourced from plants, rich in fibre (97gms per 100gms) and has a creamy mouth-feel.
Functions: It is naturally occurring fibre and can be used to feed and activate yeast as well as be used in baking and sweets.
Benefits and claims: Inulin helps maintain intestinal health and function, which then helps you absorb nutrients more easily, while fighting off infections and bad bacteria. It even works to improve your immune system and helps with bowel movements. Many people use it to add more fibre to their diet as this inulin contains no digestible carbs. certified pesticide free and from non-GMO chicory sources.
Features: Inulin has a very low glycemic index and will not raise serum glucose levels. Inulin is commonly consumed to counter high blood fats, including cholesterol and triglycerides. It is also used for weight loss, constipation, diarrhoea, and diabetes. It is also the only sweetener that activates yeast, making it a great substitute for using sugar or honey in bread recipes.
Macros: per 100gm Net Carbs 0g, Protein 0, Fat 0, Dietary Fibre 97g Calories 776kj
Allergens: Okay with keto, diabetic, candida, paleo, vegetarian, vegan, low-carb, low-sugar, non-GMO, and all-natural diets. No allergens.
Ingredients: Inulin from chicory sources, Beneo brand
Keto Recipes that use this Keto Ingredient: In its powdered form this is used in bread baking as a substitute for honey or sugar to activate the yeast. Great as an addition to your tea and coffee or adding to your favourite desserts and smoothies.