Organic Fiber Goods by Scientific Bio-Logics
Benefits of Organic Fiber Goods:
- Great source of Omega 3, 6, and 9 essential fatty acids
- Ten grams of fiber per serving
- Supports growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines
- Promotes regularity
- Improves Cardiovascular Health
- Helps to improve blood sugar levels
- Enhances elimination of toxin
- 100% Certified Organic ingredients
The American Heart Association recommends women to consume a minimum of 25 grams of fiber per day while men should ingest around 38 grams per day. Unfortunately only 5% of the American population consumes the minimum fiber intake that is recommended. Studies have shown that individuals who have a greater intake of fiber in their diet have a reduced risk of adverse cardiovascular events. One study examined the relationship between dietary fiber intake and mortality among survivors of myocardial infractions. Those individuals who had a greater intake of fiber post myocardial infarction had a decreased rate of mortality. In fact multiple epidemiological studies have shown that there is an inverse correlation between the intake of dietary fiber rich foods and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders and certain types of cancers. Adequate fiber consumption is essential for proper elimination of waste, and the reduced reabsorption of toxins and cholesterol from the intestines.
Dietary fiber is the indigestible roughage portion or the non-starch polysaccharide molecules of plant food that is commonly found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and seeds. Fiber is not broken down by our bodies and passes relatively intact through our digestive tract. The common classifications for fiber includes soluble and insoluble fiber which most plant foods contain both in various amounts. Soluble fiber absorbs fluids and bulks up stool while insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water and promotes the movement of material through the intestines by increasing peristalsis action. A healthy diet should include ample amounts of both soluble and insoluble fiber, which are essential for increasing bulk, softening stool, and shortening transit time of waste material through the intestines. The longer it takes for waste materials to be eliminated from the intestines, the greater the chance that toxins and cholesterol from bile acids secretions will be re-absorbed into the body from the digestive tract. Decreased transit time of materials through the intestines is extremely important for lowering the toxin burden on the body and reducing immunologic reactions, inflammatory conditions and oxidative stress on the liver.
Although our bodies cannot break down fiber, it is utilized by billions of beneficial bacteria that reside within our intestinal tract. The bacteria in our gut ferment the fibrous compounds that we consume into short fatty acid chains such as butyrate, propionate and acetate. These short fatty acid chains are used as an energy source for colonic epithelial cells and play a vital role in maintaining colonic health. Butyrate is used extensively by the colonic epithelial cells to help maintain the integrity of the mucosal barrier, reduce oxidative damage and help modulate inflammation and carcinogenesis within the intestines. Increasing one’s intake of soluble fiber not only helps feed the beneficial bacteria in the intestines, it also provides an environment that allows these organisms to increase in population. This out-competes the less beneficial and harmful microorganism that may also reside in the intestines. Therefore, an increase in dietary fiber leads to more beneficial fermenting bacteria that will enhance the levels of butyrate and provide greater protection to the colonic cells.
Organic Fiber Goods also provides an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids to go along with its insoluble and soluble fiber blend. The addition of sprouted grains and seeds provide more easily assimilated vitamins and minerals. Sprouting allows the grain to germinate for a short while, which makes the micro nutrients more bioavailable by reducing the phytic acid content in these foods. Legumes, grains, nuts and seeds contain various levels of phytic acid, which bind to minerals and reduces their absorption into the body. Getting adequate amounts of highly bioavailable micronutrients is part of healthy diet. These micronutrients help support enzymatic activity, normal cellular growth, immune response, energy production, antioxidant protection, bone health, detoxification and numerous other physiological processes. Flax and Chia Seeds contain an array of vitamin and minerals to go along with their amino acid, essential fatty acid and fiber profile. These seeds are an outstanding source of Omega 3,6, and 9 essential fatty acids. The human body cannot synthesize the essential fatty acids-- Omega 3 and 6, therefore, they must be obtained from one’s diet. Fatty acids play a vital role in cell membrane integrity, neurological health, cognitive performance, inflammation regulation, as well as cardiovascular and colonic health.
Today’s typical diet is riddled with highly processed foods that are devoid of easily assimilated micronutrients, unoxidized essentials fatty acids and adequate amounts of soluble and insoluble fiber. Organic Fiber Goods is an easy and convenient way for one to add valuable health promoting nutrients into their diet. Just one serving per day will provide people with almost a quarter of their recommended daily dietary fiber needs along with an excellent source of Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.
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USDA Certified Organic Ingredients:
Flaxseed, Apple, Chia Seed, Agave Inulin, Psyllium Husk, Fennel Seed, Millet Sprout, Quinoa Sprout, Pumpkin Sprout, Amaranth Sprout, Spelt Sprout.
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