Inulin Dietary Fiber with Functional and Health Attributes—A Review

  title={Inulin Dietary Fiber with Functional and Health Attributes—A Review},
  author={K. Kalyani Nair and Suman Kharb and D. K. Thompkinson},
  journal={Food Reviews International},
  pages={189 - 203}
  • K. Kalyani Nair, Suman Kharb, D. K. Thompkinson
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Food Reviews International
  • Inulin is a term applied to a heterogeneous blend of fructose polymers found widely distributed in nature as plant storage carbohydrates; it is a functional food ingredient that provides unique combination of technological properties. Furthermore, it provides nutritional benefits, which results in better health and attenuation of the risk of many diseases. Inulin has neutral taste, is colorless, and thereby only minimally influences the organoleptic characteristics of product. The high… CONTINUE READING
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