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Indigestible plant materials Not absorbed by the body Essential for good health
Fibre has many health benefits even though it isn’t absorbed. For example, wholegrain plant foods contain fibre and tend to be low GI.
Cleanses the body and helps moderate blood glucose levels and appetite. There are different types of fibre.
Slows down eating time. Stays in the stomach triggering fullness. Helps move waste matter out of the intestine faster
Acts like a sponge. Prevents cholesterol reabsorption. Allows slower blood glucose release. Helps you feel fuller for longer.
A prebiotic that provides nourishment for beneficial bacteria in the intestines. Peas, beans, lentils and barley are good sources
Whole grains can help you maintain a healthy weight range Adding Fibergy ™ to Nutrimeal™ can help you feel fuller for longer
Fibre adds bulk making it is easier for waste to pass out of the body.
Getting enough fibre can help to keep the digestive system healthy and reduce the risk of constipation, diverticular disease, haemorrhoids and bowel cancer according to the DAA. Adults should eat least 30g fibre daily. Most manage around 20g each day.
Stripping grains/fruit/veggies of their outer coat (bran/skin) means you lose most of the fibre, minerals and B vitamins.
High-fibre foods are good for your health. If you’re not used to a high fibre diet, go slow. Give your natural gut bacteria time to adjust to the changes you’re making. Also drink plenty of water.
Kills 12 Australians daily, over 4000 annually – the highest incidence in the world. Kills almost as many women as breast cancer.
Choose bread with the wheat germ intact Choose breads with visible seeds for extra fibre and vitamins. Soy and linseeds may help with menopausal symptoms.
Increase fibre intake slowly – a sudden switch can lead to abdominal pain and flatulence. Very high-fibre levels (over 40g a day) may reduce absorption of minerals e.g. iron, zinc and calcium.
Bridges the gap if you’re low in fibre. Helps waste removal. Provides twice the fibre per serve like any other fibre supplement on the market in Australia.
Each serving Contains 4g of psyllium (soluble fibre) and 3g of inulin. Formulated without gluten, dairy and soy. Made from natural mixed dietary fibre sources.
Mix 1 level tablespoon (14g) into ml of water; or stir two heaped teaspoons (approx. 7g) with USANA Nutrimeal™.. CAUTION: This food should be consumed by adding it to at least a full glass of liquid. Consuming this product without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not consume this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you are taking any medication (prescription and/or over-the-counter) take this product at least two hours before or two hours after your medication.