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Americans are getting less happy: Here’s what to do about it.

The latest edition of the World Happiness Report has some troubling news: Stress is on the rise and mental health is on the decline worldwide. Research shows that American adults have been getting less happy since 2000 while adolescents have been suffering higher rates of sadness since 2010. Nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott offers tips to […]

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Advice from Dr. Poo: 8 steps to take before considering chemical laxatives

Being constipated isn’t fun at all. It’s uncomfortable for adults and kids, and sometimes especially tough for those of us who care for constipated kids! Everyone seems to offer advice on how to help manage this condition, but we really like the approach of America’s favorite pediatrician Dr. Bill Sears, also known as Dr. Poo. […]

Sunfiber for heart health

Viewers learn to spot fake and real heart-health products in under 5 minutes

What’s better for your heart: A can of beans or soup labeled “heart healthy”? In less than five minutes, board certified nutritionist Jonny Bowden, PhD gave San Diego TV KUSI News viewers easy tips for distinguishing misleading and real heart-health products. In this interview, he told co-anchor Allen Denton why Sunfiber deserves a place in […]

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Morning TV’s list of top health food finds includes Sunfiber

The hottest healthy foods were revealed on Toronto Breakfast Television. Sunfiber was included, as were trendy hemp-based protein and bone broth. Registered holistic nutritionist and author Andrea Donsky, who revealed the list, called Sunfiber her “favorite fiber.” Sunfiber has a Health Canada-approved claim for its effectiveness in managing IBS symptoms, as well as its ability […]

KABC Los Angeles calls prebiotic fiber the next big thing

Soluble fiber called the next big thing on ABC-TV’s Eyewitness News

Foods such as asparagus, oatmeal, black beans and avocados help prebiotics do their job. These foods are rich in soluble fiber, a nutrient dubbed the “next big thing” on ABC-TV’s Eyewitness News, Los Angeles. Nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott, explained: “They can grow good bacteria and also starve out bad bacteria, as bad bacteria will sometimes […]

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Sunfiber included in WholeFoods Magazine’s top supplement list

Supplements can help fill the gaps in your diet, as well as boost your intake of powerful nutrients to help your body thrive. Board-certified nutritionist Jonny Bowden listed six supplements that are a great addition to your diet in this WholeFoods Magazine article. We’re honored that he included Sunfiber. Getting enough fiber in your diet […]

Taiyo’s Sunfiber earns Monash University’s Low FODMAP Certification

Sunfiber® is the first fiber and first stand-alone ingredient to become a Monash University Low FODMAP Certified™ product. Why so many are talking about FODMAPs FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Disaccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols) are a group of dietary sugars which are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. They are known to cause gas related pain, intestinal […]

The story of Sunfiber: from family farm to global digestive health

Natural health expert Bryce Wylde travels to India to explore Sunfiber’s origin.   Sunfiber, the world’s most researched soluble dietary fiber, is derived from the guar plant grown in arid western India. Wylde visits the family farmers who grow the unassuming plant (its leaves and beans have been a staple food in this region for […]

The journey from humble bean to superfiber

Sunfiber: The journey from humble bean to superfiber

Good things happen when traditional farming and medicine blend with modern nutritional science. A humble bean, grown for centuries in India, has evolved from a staple food to one of nutritional science’s most promising fibers. Natural health expert Bryce Wylde travels to India to explore the guar plant’s simple beginnings and learn how modern science […]

These fashionistas read that we’re the secret to a slimmer holiday

Marie Claire readers told Sunfiber may help manage holiday weight gain

If you’re looking to keep your weight in check this holiday season, Marie Claire magazine had some disheartening news. In an article about holiday weight gain, Assistant Editor Chelsea Peng wrote that many of us are the lightest we will be all year. This is according to a New England Journal of Medicine study that […]

U.S. Food and Drug Administration confirms that Sunfiber meets its definition of a dietary fiber

With less than two years to comply with the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nutrition labeling rule for fiber, countless food, beverage and supplement manufacturers are nervous about their formulas. If the fiber in their product doesn’t meet the new requirements within two years, everything from packaging to advertising may need to change, […]