Chicory Root (inulin) lower triglyceride levels

Does chicory root (inulin) lower triglyceride levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Chicory Root (inulin)'s Ability to Lower Triglyceride Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well chicory root (inulin) is able to lower triglyceride levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1.7 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Chicory Root (inulin) to lower triglyceride levels may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Chicory Root (inulin)'s Ability to Lower Triglyceride Levels

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 3 studies in the database on chicory root (inulin); the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
The effect of the daily intake of inulin on fasting lipid, insulin and glucose concentrations in middle-aged men and women
Long-term administration of inulin-type fructans has no significant lipid-lowering effect in normolipidemic humans
The Effect of Inulin Supplementation on Blood Lipid Levels, and Fecal Excretion of Bile Acid and Neutral Sterol in Korean Postmenopausal Women

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