Indications and contraindications

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Indications and contraindications is estimated that the Western diet contributes 1-10 g per day of inulin or fructooligosaccharides. , Many foods naturally contain significant amounts of inulin or fructooligosaccharides, such as chicory (Cichorium intybus) and porro leek or garlic (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum), and therefore have been known since antiquity as “stimulants in good health.” Inulin is widely recognized as safe, even by food control agencies such as FDA. Therefore, in Europe since January 2007 allowing for their incorporation into all food products. However, besides the benefits mentioned above, have also noted adverse reactions to inulin, especially in diabetic individuals. Approximately 30 and 40 of world population suffers from a syndrome fructose malabsorption because inulin is a fructan and is problematic for these individuals.The recommendation is then to limit your intake to 0.5 g of inulin per meal for these individuals.

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