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- Chicory root is a good source of inulin, a type of prebiotic fiber that has been linked to increased weight loss .
- It also contains some manganese and vitamin B6.
- Yet they're extremely rich in healthy nutrients, such as folic acid, vitamins A, B and C, potassium, phosphor, calcium and magnesium.
- Chicory is a flowering plant in the dandelion family that is characterized by a tough, hairy stem, light purple flowers and leaves that are commonly used in salads.