Chicory Root Fiber

Chicory Root Fiber is a type of dietary fiber that is extracted from the Chicory plant.

It is a soluble fiber, meaning it dissolves in water and can be easily digested by the body. Chicory Root Fiber has a number of benefits, including:

Chicory Root Fiber can be used in baking as an alternative to flour or as a thickener. It is also a good alternative for those who are gluten-free or have celiac disease. Chicory Root Fiber is available in powder form and can be found in health food stores.

What does the FDA say about Chicory Root Fiber?

The FDA has not issued a formal ruling on Chicory Root Fiber, but the fiber is generally recognized as safe (GRAS). Chicory Root Fiber is approved for use in food products in Europe.

How much Chicory Root Fiber should you use?

There is no recommended dosage for Chicory Root Fiber, but it is generally recommended to start with a small amount and increase gradually as tolerated. Too much fiber can cause gastrointestinal upset, such as bloating and gas. If you have any concerns about taking Chicory Root Fiber, speak to your doctor or healthcare provider.

What are the side effects Chicory Root Fiber?

Chicory Root Fiber is generally well-tolerated, but some people may experience side effects such as bloating, gas, and abdominal cramps.

Chicory Root Fiber can also interfere with the absorption of some medications. If you have any concerns about taking Chicory Root Fiber, speak to your doctor or healthcare provider.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should speak to their doctor before taking Chicory Root Fiber. People with Celiac disease or gluten intolerance should avoid Chicory Root Fiber as it may contain gluten.

Chicory Root Fiber may also lower blood sugar levels, so people with diabetes should monitor their blood sugar levels closely if they take Chicory Root Fiber.

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