Product FAQ > Inulin > What are the health benefits of Inulin?

Inulin is a prebiotic that is fermented in the lower intestine by the beneficial bacteria, bifidobacteria. Because Inulin is a lower calorie carbohydrate it is beneficial in foods aiding in weight management. Following the consumption of Inulin blood sugar levels are not elevated making it a quality sugar substitute in foods for diabetics. Also, Inulin is a soluble fiber which may help maintain regularity. Additionally Inulin has a positive effect on calcium absorption in adolescents and postmenopausal women, thereby potentially playing a role in bone health.