DAILY FIBRE BLEND provides a healthy boost of fibre that can be easily added to meals and snacks. It contains 3g of fibre per serving, and is non-GMO, Certified Organic, and free from additives.
Carbohydrates can be broken down into three categories: sugar, starch, and fibre. Of these, sugars are the easiest for the body to use for fuel, starch takes a little work but can also be broken down and used for fuel, but fibre is not broken down by the body or used as fuel. So why is it so important for our health?
Fibre is what keeps our digestion moving. There are two types of fibre. Soluble, which binds with water to create a gel-like substance (think of it like oatmeal), and insoluble, which is the “roughage” portion found mostly in skins and seeds of plants (think of it like celery).
Insoluble fibre’s most important role is to promote bowel regularity. It does this by providing bulk to the stool, which keeps waste moving through the digestive tract. Without it, digestion slows down, we reabsorb too much water from the stool, and we get constipated.
Regular bowel movements are essential for the elimination of toxins from the body. We should be having at least one fully evacuated, easy-to-pass bowel movement daily. Constipation causes