Chicory root roasted
Cichorium intybusGenerally used as a delicious coffee substitute. Contains up to 40% inulin, a type of fructan fiber, which has a profound effect on blood sugar. Chicory is also quite bitter which helps to stimulate gastric juices aiding in digestion and reducing gas and bloating. Good for those with poor fat digestion and assimilation as it helps with the excretion of bile. A wonderful herb for the gallbladder and the prevention of gallstones.