Tag Archives: guar gum

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 […]

Sunfiber has no unpleasant side effects

Portland’s ABC viewers told Sunfiber has no unpleasant side effects

Keeping your digestion on track this spring doesn’t have to involve drinking thick, cloudy fiber solutions. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos demonstrated on Portland’s AM Northwest how Sunfiber dissolves crystal clear in water. Best of all, Sunfiber has no unpleasant side effects. It supports digestive health without the gas, bloating and other side effects common with […]


Health magazines list health benefits of fiber (some may surprise you)

We all know that fiber is helpful for maintaining regularity, but it can have a surprisingly good effect on heart health, too. Pharmacist and health author Sherry Torkos’ article in Alternative Medicine explained why fiber, such as in the supplement Sunfiber, is important for your heart and waistline. In addition to supporting intestinal health, fiber […]


FOX viewers taught that healthy cleanses include fiber

What comes to mind when you think about cleanses? If it’s a five-day supply of mail-ordered juice, you may actually be doing your body a disservice. Fitness guru and nutrition expert Lisa Lynn visited Tampa Bay’s My Fox studios for a news segment describing healthy cleanses. To cleanse successfully, Lynn suggests supplementing with Sunfiber to […]

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Know your fiber supplements: Calories, gluten and other big differences

Since when did fiber get so complicated? Generations ago, grandma had it simple. She ate most of her meals at home and just ate more “roughage” for occasional constipation. Today, we have a hard time getting the recommended fiber minimums … and we’re bombarded with options when we shop for a fiber supplement! There are […]

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Fiber: Four heart-healthy reasons to love it

Fiber intake is important for heart health as well as bowel regularity. In her newest blog, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos, co-author of Saving Women’s Hearts, explains that fiber: 1. Helps promote healthy cholesterol levels, particularly the LDL (bad) cholesterol. 2. Helps support normal, healthy blood pressure. 3. Supports healthy blood glucose levels. This is important […]


Five Sunfiber PHGG gut-health studies presented during Digestive Disease Week 2014

Sunfiber partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) received a significant amount of attention this week during Digestive Disease Week 2014, which was held in Chicago. Dr. Yuji Naito, a professor from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, presented their results of five studies, adding to the growing body of evidence demonstrating how Sunfiber benefits gut health. The […]


Prebiotics and probiotics – Understanding the difference

Prebiotics, such as those found in Sunfiber, nourish and stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Probiotics, found in some yogurts, are live micro-organisms that may confer a health benefit. In her latest blog, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos provides a clear explanation of prebiotics and probiotics, describes how each may impact […]


Tampa radio listeners learn why pharmacist prefers Sunfiber to over-the-counter laxatives

Why rely on over-the-counter medications with potentially dangerous side effects when you can promote healing naturally? During an interview on Senior Voice America’s Health, Wealth & Wisdom Radio, award-winning holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos explained that laxatives may cause a condition called “lazy colon”, which occurs when your body “becomes dependent on the laxative in order […]