№ 9  Chicory Root Syrup

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Chicory Root Syrup

№ 9  Chicory Root Syrup

Remix
Ranking
#9

Glycemic
Index
5

Sweetness
to Sugar
60%

This Sweetener is a Natural Sugar

Natural sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose) and some vegetables.  The chicory root plant grows wild in North America.  Chicory root syrup is made by pressing the roots the chicory plant. 

It’s a Fructo-oligosaccharides

Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) are composed of short fructose chains.  Chicory root syrup is 100% FOS, inulin. This is a natural prebiotic.

Inside and Out

Chicory root syrup has a sweet taste.  Its FOS is an indigestible sugar.  They go to your large intestine, where they are fermented by the good bacteria in your gut.  This process produces short-chain fatty acids that keep the lining of your gut healthy.  Since FOS is not digested, it doesn’t cause a spike in blood sugar.

Put it to Good Use

Chicory root syrup is about 60% as sweet as table sugar.  You may need to use this sweetener in conjunction with another sweetener.  You can use it in coffee or tea, yogurt, smoothies, jams, salad dressings, pancake syrup and for baking.

Chicory Root Syrup Buy

Roasted chicory root, ground, can be used as a coffee substitute.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 21g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 40 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Total Sugars 4g
Pentose 0g
Protein 0g 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.