Fibre is important for healthy digestion. Eating enough fibre also reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and intestinal cancer. Important sources of fibre are whole-grain bread, fruits and vegetables.
Chicory root fibre (inulin) is a dietary fibre that is naturally present in the chicory root and provides 2 kcal per gram. Inulin is a prebiotic, which means that it promotes the growth of certain types of bacteria that provide health benefits.