AIM Fibrebalance™ detail page - NPN 80013086*
AIM FibreBalance® provides dietary fibre from oat, inulin, and flax seed along with six cleansing herbs to promote bowel movements, protect intestinal walls, and maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
The Benefits of Fibre
Up until the 1970s, fibre was largely ignored by the scientific and medical communities. After all, the term fibre represents a variety of carbohydrates that are not digested, absorbed or used by the body either for fuel or for building body tissue. It was thought that if it passes through our bodies undigested, why do we need it? However, now more recent epidemiological data (study of diseases and of their control and prevention) is
suggesting that a generous daily intake of fibre may promote health in many different ways. In fact, findings have been sufficiently positive that one of the dietary guidelines encourages increased intake of fibre.
Although fibre has long been recognized as the best ingredient for maintaining bowel regularity and preventing constipation, it can lay claim to so many more health benefits. Water-soluble fibre forms a gel in the intestine and has health benefits that include cholesterol reduction and blood sugar stabilization. Water insoluble fibre cannot be dissolved in water, and therefore, passes through our bodies undigested. It is the component
responsible for scouring the intestine walls of waste matter to help reduce the risk of colon-related problems.
Furthermore, in the bowels, our friendly bacteria converts fibre into short-chain fatty acids, which provide energy for numerous parts of the body and may even help protect against cancer.
While the recommended daily intake of fibre is 25-40 g/day, the average Canadian consumes 4.5-11 g/day.
Research has demonstrated that those with high–fibre diets have lower incidences of colon cancer, appendicitis, and diverticulosis.
Also, fibre is an excellent component to any weight loss program. Since fibre is undigested, it is very low in calories and provides a greater feeling of satiety—I’ve had enough to eat— without increasing caloric intake. Furthermore, the stabilization in blood sugar may curb the desire to snack.
Medicinal Ingredients (per one scoop 8.3 g)
Oat fibre 3,867 mg, Inulin 1,216 mg, Flax seed 706 mg
Provides a supplemental (above regular dietary intake) source of fibre. Fibre benefits the colon by preventing constipation, reducing cholesterol, stabilizing blood sugar, relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel diseases, and reducing the risk of colon cancer, appendicitis, and diverticulosis.
Fibre also mechanically protects the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract. Flax fibre provides antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antitumour, peristaltic, and laxative properties. Oat fibre contributes anti-inflammatory, antiviral, digestive and diuretic properties.
Inulin from chicory root adds even more natural fibre.
Marshmallow root 600 mg
Protects the mucous lining of the digestive tract. Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, vermifuge (causes the expulsion of intestinal worms), diuretic, and laxative.
Pumpkin seed 550 mg
Antioxidant; anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antiprostatitic, vermifuge (causes the expulsion of intestinal worms), and diuretic.
Beet root 393 mg
Supports liver function and therefore allows elimination of toxins, which the fibre carries out of the body. Antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antitumor.
Ginger root 375 mg
Promotes the secretion of gastric (digestive) juices, increases peristalsis (coordinated muscular contractions) in the intestines, prevents spasms (uncoordinated muscular contractions), helps relieve intestinal gas and prevents further formation of gas in the intestines. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, and vermifuge.
Dandelion root 250 mg
Mildly stimulates evacuation of the bowels, relieves indigestion and other gastro-intestinal complaints. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and laxative.
Slippery elm bark 225 mg
Protects the mucous lining of the digestive tract. Antioxidant, vermifuge, and laxative.
Due to the proven health benefits of fibre, FibreBalance promotes bowel movements (by lubricating and adding bulk to stools) and protects the intestinal walls. FibreBalance may help prevent many digestive tract disorders and help lower elevated cholesterol levels.
Adults: to obtain high–fibre intake, take two scoops (16.6 g) daily. Start with one scoop per day and gradually increase the amount. Mix with plenty of water or your favourite juice. Drink 8 glasses of water a day.
Consult a qualified health care practitioner
if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking medications, or if you have Celiac disease and want to introduce oats in your diet. Do not take within two hours of prescription drugs because the desired effect maybe reduced.
Q & A
What should I do if I need additional assistance in having bowel movements?
AIM Cascara Sagrada™ may be taken with FibreBalance to assist with bowel movements and cleansing.
Can we take FiberBalance & Herbal Fiberblend together?
Yes, you can. Start with half of the recommended amount of each product and adjust as needed.
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