Inulin is a substance extracted from plants which is used to add fiber content in food. Medical practitioners are of the opinion that inulin has got the potential of preventing the cancer that occurs in the colon. This has led most of its manufacturers to advertise it as a health food. But what most people do not know is how to take the inulin. The following are some of the procedures that will help you take the inulin effectively:*To begin with, buy powdered inulin supplement from your nearest health or grocery store, and if you prefer less sweetness you can use FibreSure to make it tasteless.*Slowly add the inulin to your food using teaspoon. Note that, one teaspoon of inulin can give you between 2.25 and 3 grams, and a lot of fiber can result into too much gas and bloating. Just add it to only a few baked foods gradually*Lower the sugar content of the baked food you are taking if you are using inulin powder extracted from chicory rootRemember that inulin can be added on any food including; cookies, cakes, tarts, brownies, and pies. You can also add it on yogurt, pudding and it can also be added directly into a cup of coffee or tea. For more information, you may go online.