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Organic Fiber Power
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Springboard Organic Fiber Powder is a synergistic blend of sprouted grains, seeds, inulin, and psyllium husk that provides a nutritionally dense dietary supplement that helps increase one’s daily fiber intake. A synergistic balance of essential fatty acids and fiber, Organic Fiber Powder helps improve glycemic response, insulin sensitivity, cholesterol levels, weight management, and colon health. Organic Fiber Powder’s unique formula is the perfect addition to smoothies, yogurt, hot cereal, or a favorite beverage.
Benefits of Organic Fiber Powder:
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 five percent 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 — 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 the transit time of waste material through the intestines. The longer time that it takes 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 helping to reduce 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, as well as helping to 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 provides an environment that allows these organisms to thrive and increase in population size thus out competing the less beneficial and harmful microorganisms 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 providing greater protection and health to the colonic cells.
Organic Fiber Powder 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 provides a greater array of easily assimilated vitamins and minerals. Sprouting allows the grain to germinate for a short time which makes the micronutrients more bioavailable by reducing the phytic acid content in these foods. Legumes, grains, nuts, and seeds contain various levels of phytic acid, which binds to minerals and reduces their absorption into the body. The intake of adequate amounts of highly bioavailable micronutrients is a key part of a 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 seed 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.
In industrialized nations the 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 Powder is an easy and convenient way to add valuable health promoting nutrients into the 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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Hooda S, Boler B, Serao M, Brulc J, Staeger MA, Boileau TW, Dowd SE, Fahey GC, Swanson KS. 454 Pyrosequencing Reveals a Shift in Fecal Microbiota of Healthy Adult Men Consuming Polydextrose or Soluble Corn Fiber. Journal of Nutrition, 2012; 142 (7): 1259.
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