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Mayo Clinic: eat more fiber

Eat more fiber. That’s the advice of the Mayo Clinic. While fiber is widely known for its ability to help reduce constipation, higher fiber consumption has also been shown to provide a wider range of health benefits. Clinical research indicates that fiber plays a positive role in normalizing bowel movements, maintaining bowel health, lowering cholesterol […]

What is Sunfiber?

Sunfiber is a galactomannan based soluble dietary fiber made from hydrolyzed guar gum. It is a versatile powder that can be easily added to a wide variety of foods, beverages and supplements. Sunfiber does not impact the flavor, color, texture, or aroma of the products to which it is added. It offers an easy way […]

What are the Benefits of Sunfiber?

Sunfiber is a truly regulating dietary fiber that helps to normalize the digestive system. It is clinically shown to be effective at regulating occasional diarrhea and occasional constipation. Sunfiber is an excellent prebiotic for maintaining digestive health and microflora balance. It is tasteless, colorless, odorless, gluten free, and 100% water-soluble.

Is Sunfiber a Prebiotic?

Sunfiber is a Prebiotic fiber that is unique in comparison to other non galactomannan based fibers. A prebiotic fiber is one that produces “short chain fatty acids” (SCFA) in the gut via a fermentation process. The rate of production of SCFAs is very important. If fermentation occurs rapidly (as is the case with Inulin and […]

What are Short Chain Fatty Acids?

There are basically three main types of SCFA. They are Acetates, Propionates, and Butyrates. Of the three types, the acetates and propionates are beneficial, but they tend to transfer through the walls of the intestine and get metabolized in muscle or liver. Only the Butyrates remain in the digestive system and act as a food/energy […]

How Do I Know if My Body Needs More Fiber?

Most adults do not get the recommended daily requirement of dietary fiber: 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men. Some signs of fiber insufficiency include constipation, flatulence, frequent upset stomach and hemorrhoids. If you follow a gluten-free diet, you may be at an even greater risk for a dietary fiber deficiency.

Is Sunfiber a Natural Product?

Sunfiber is a natural product that is minimally processed to obtain a finished product with the desired properties. Sunfiber starts with a natural material, which is grown in fields that are not treated with chemicals. No preservatives are used or added during manufacturing. Sunfiber is certified Kosher, Halal, is vegetarian (not of any animal origin […]