Complete Fibre Complex 90
NAPPI CODE 711703001 (use this code to claim from medical aid)
Dosage: 1–3 capsules daily or as recommended by a practitioner. Best taken away from meals with water.
Some of the beneficial effects of supplementary dietary fibre include:
- Decreased intestinal transit time
- Delayed gastric emptying
- Increased satiety
- Increased pancreatic secretion
- Increased stool weight
- Improved intestinal flora balance
- Increased production of SCFAs
- Decreased serum lipids
- More soluble bile
Other applications include IBS, diarrhoea, elevated cholesterol, heavy metal / free iron chelation, detoxification / cleansing, obesity, functional disorders of the colon, candida.
Known contraindications: In cases of disorders of the oesophagus it is not recommended to take fibre supplements in pill form as they may expand in the oesophagus and result in obstruction.
Interactions: It is suggested to avoid taking fibre supplements at the same time as medication as absorption may be impaired.
Useful links: Grapefruit seed extract, oregon grape root, EFAs, milk thistle, acidophilus, digestive enzymes.
Note: Drinking adequate water is important in ensuring the beneficial effects of fibre on the intestinal tract.