Apple Pectin 100% Pure Powder 113g Natural source of soluble dietary fiber No alar. Methoxyl Rica SUITABLE FOR VEGANOS Recommended use food supplement for adults, mix one fourth (1/4) teaspoon in 225 ml of water, juice or sprinkled on cereals, salads, sauces or as directed by a specialist. Ingredients Each 1/4 teaspoon provides about: Apple Pectin high methoxyl powder 100% pure powder .... 1000 mg (1 g) does not contain excipients. Presentation: Bottle of 113 g. The dietary fiber is defined as all food substances that our body can not metabolize and use as energy. All fibers are grouped into two basic categories: the water soluble and insoluble in water, which is subsequently divided into five subclasses, celluloses, hemicelluloses, lignin, pectin and gums. In the diet, insoluble fiber is typically found in wheat bran, whole grains, skin of fruits and vegetables and VD in nuts. Soluble fiber, moreover, be found in the oat, pectin, guar gum, barley, beans, marine plants. The benefits of soluble and insoluble fiber in health are well documented. There are some nutrients in the fiber must be extracted from the body for use, but the basic structure of the fiber passes through the digestive tract and the gut giving cleaning mas bulk to the stool. In fact, helps the intestine work more effectively. More specifically, the insoluble fiber absorbs large quantities of water stimulates the gastrointestinal tract and provides benefits. Soluble fiber is characteristically sticky and form a network with water to produce a gel. Blood glucose modulating slowing their absorption into the bloodstream. It also helps reduce high cholesterol in the blood making are conjugated bile salts, which the body breaks down more cholesterol to make more bile salts. Even act as chelating toxins (eg heavy metals) in the intestinal tract. Studies reveal that Western power consume only about one-third of the fiber they need. While authorities suggest five servings of fruits and vegetables, the average is about two. The mean of a low fiber diet provides only 10-20 grams of fiber a day. A few simple changes in one's diet can result in increased fiber in the diet, including some high-fiber cereal for breakfast, taking more brown rice than white rice, including 2-3 pieces of fresh fruit (with skin) between meals, etc.. Fiber supplements also be used to supplement the dietary requirements personal increased fiber intake.