Vitals Organic Psyllium fiber contains psyllium powder, which is a natural source of soluble fiber. Psyllium is derived from the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata, which is predominantly cultivated in India. Psyllium fibers have a positive influence on our intestines, because psyllium helps to maintain a regular and healthy bowel function.
Consumption of psyllium fiber before a meal helps to feel satiated sooner, so using psyllium can also help to have a healthy and moderate eating pattern and assist in a calorie-restricted diet.
Other advantages of psyllium are its positive influences on cholesterol levels and blood sugar level. In this way psyllium can assist in maintaining a healthy metabolism.
People who don't consume enough fiber, can use psyllium fiber to increase their intake of fiber.
Psyllium can be consumed with water, but also mixed with food. Psyllium is very suitable to replace gluten in recipes and be used as a thickening agent in bread (4 gram per 500g of flour), healthy snacks, sauces and soup.
Psyllium can also be added to a (fruit) smoothie, oat porridge and muesli.
The psyllium fibers from Vitals are derived from organically grown Plantago. The fibers are extremely pure (miniumum of 95% pure psyllium) and are harvested without using chemical pesticides, fertilizer or GMO-seeds. The product does not contain any other additives.
• maintains a healthy bowel function
• can be used to increase the daily intake of fiber
• helps maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar level
• can be used on a calorie-restricted diet
• natural source of soluble fibers
• no other additives
Some supplements are suitable for both men and women of all ages as well as children. But other supplements are specifically targeted to the aging woman or man. Another supplement is especially suitable for athletes, regardless of gender.
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How to make a habit out of good intentions
Sometimes you stumble on articles, that are too good to pass up on. For those who have started the year with good intentions, we are sharing an article on how to make a habit out of good intentions. It's written by a guy who changed his habits after he became a father and wanted to be a good parent by setting an example.
“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”
You probably agree with that statement.
But, for you (and everyone else) the problem is that good habits are hard to form and bad habits are easy to keep.
It is certainly true for me. Like most of us, I meant to start exercising for about six years after I started my career.
But it never happened. I’d do it for two or three weeks here and there, but nothing that ever stuck.
Then, all of a sudden, it did.
And it did because something changed for me. I had a son that was old enough to mimic me and that I wanted to be able to keep up with for the next twenty years. That scared me straight essentially.
In a number of areas in my life, including fitness, I realized he was going to base a significant portion of his view of how to live life and what habits were important off of what he watched me do.
So I stopped acting like I was going start exercising and I actually did it.
To create my new habit, I used a combination of the techniques below. You can use them to firm up your new habit and get your good habit quotient up.
Be kind to your bowels!Probiotics or beneficial bacteria are important for good digestive health. In order to keep these same bacteria happy and thriving, they need to be fed PRE-biotics, in other words, fiber!
Fiber is the undigestable part of vegetable foods. The most common source of fiber are beans and legumes, onions and garlic, cabbage, unpeeled potatoes as well as fruits such as raisins, figs, prunes, berries and (unripe) bananas.
Take 2 level scoops one to three times a day just before a meal.
Mix the psyllium fiber with a large glass of water and drink immediately because it will thickens very fast.
After finishing this glass, drink another glass of water. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
contains per daily serving (2 level scoops, 10ml)
organic psyllium fiber (Plantago ovata) 7g †
† = Recommended Daily Intake not established
active ingredients (100% psyllium fiber), no other additives
keep dry and closed at normal room temperature between 15 - 22°C.
keep out of reach of young children
Consumption of psyllium fiber may prevent absorption of medicine or other supplements. Take your medicine at least one hour before using psyllium or at least 2 hours afterwards.
contains no familiar allergens (wheat, gluten, soy, lupin, nuts/tree nuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish or mollusks)
suitable for vegetarians and vegans