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Inulin is a type of soluble fiber that are very effective for your gut microbiome. It is found in plants like leeks, garlic, dandelion greens etc. it works wonders on your gut health as it can easily get fermented by the bacteria present in the gut. It pre-biotic nature of inulin brings the positive changes in the gut microbiome. Inulin feeds the bacteria in the gut which produces butyrate. Butyrate is a form of post-biotics which also impacts gut health. There are some type’s o food that support a healthy gut microbiome.
This plant is very rich in inulin and along with it is a rich source of mineral and vitamins like vitamin A,K, calcium, folate and potassium.
Garlic not only adds great flavor to dishes, but it can also promote the growth of bifido bacteria, which is considered good bacteria in the gut.
Leeks are not only rich in inulin but also in vitamins, minerals, iron, copper, manganese. Its flavor enhances the taste of foods and you can add them to a variety of dishes.
Asparagus has slightly lesser inulin quantity than the other foods but it is still good for you gut health.
Whole grains are very rich in essential nutrients like inulin, Vitamins B, phytochemicals, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium and antioxidants.