We are becoming more preoccupied with staying young. With ‘miracle’ creams and ‘youthful’ serums, the anti-aging dream is becoming oh-so-tangible
Thanks to the BBC programme ‘How To Stay Young’ inulin has made its way onto the ‘anti-aging’ list! But what is it, and how can it help to combat the age-old war on wrinkles?
How To Stay Young
The BBC programme explored how science could help us to overcome the signs of ageing. Presenter, Angela Rippon explains it is her “definitive guide to how science can help us stay young and healthy for longer”.
After a full body ‘MOT’, she looks at ways to keep her skin looking young, her brain activity, and her body fit. One of the solutions she tried was Inulin.
Angela Rippon (Sourced from The Telegraph/Credit: Andrew Crowley)
What Is Inulin?
Inulin is a starchy and fibrous carbohydrate that comes from plants. Pulses, lentils, bananas, chickpeas and even garlic are very rich in inulin, which – being low in calories and full of fibre – is often touted as a waist-friendly health hero.