Fiber-Plex 120ct

(2 customer reviews)

$22.90

Fiber-Plex is a grain-free fiber for bowel regularity.

Fiber-Plex

Fiber-Plex, provided by Douglas Laboratories®, is a convenient dietary supplement designed to provide a unique combination of all major classes of naturally occurring dietary fiber.

Fiber-Plex capsules supply a balance of soluble and insoluble, as well as fermentable and non-fermentable dietary fiber, and is one of the essential supplements in the 21-Day Cleanse!  

Functions

Dietary fiber is defined as complex carbohydrates that are resistant to the action of digestive enzymes, and therefore pass through the intestinal tract, unabsorbed. Dietary fiber includes substances such as cellulose, hemicellulose (xylans, galactans and mannans), pectins, gums, and lignin.

Dietary fiber has many nutritional benefits for the health of the gastrointestinal tract. Insoluble dietary fiber, such as cellulose and many hemicelluloses, are not efficiently fermented in the colon. As a result, they provide fecal bulk, bind water, and help soften stools.

Soluble dietary fiber, such as pectin, many gums, and some hemicelluloses, are fermented in the colon to varying degrees. This results in lower colonic pH (acidity) and the production of short chain fatty acids, which are important for the intestinal microflora and the health of the mucosal cells.

Short chain fatty acids also have a role in facilitating colonic water absorption. 

Many insoluble and soluble fiber types bind dietary cholesterol and bile acids in the intestine, and therefore play an important nutritional role in the enterohepatic circulation of cholesterol and cholesterol metabolism in general.

Most types of dietary fiber, when hydrated, contribute substantially to the volume of stomach contents and help provide a feeling of fullness. Fiber-Plex was formulated to take advantage of all of the physiological benefits of fiber by combining a wide variety of insoluble, non-fermentable and soluble, fermentable natural fiber sources.

Glucomannan is a partially fermentable, soluble fiber extracted from the konjac root (yam family). This hemicellulose fiber is noted for its high water-binding capacity, and may have a beneficial role in cholesterol metabolism.

Carrot and celery powders provide a rich array of soluble and insoluble dietary fibers, including cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin and lignin. Sodium alginate is a soluble partially fermentable fiber derived from seaweed.

Pectin is a soluble dietary fiber noted for its ability to provide beneficial short chain fatty acids for the colon. Fiber-Plex provides both types of naturally occurring pectins: high- and low-methoxyl pectins.

Slippery elm powder supplies a number of gums and mucilages that are important for the mucous lining of the gastrointestinal tract. 

Indications

Fiber-Plex may be taken as a dietary supplement for individuals who wish to increase their intake of a broad spectrum of nutritionally important dietary fiber sources.  

Provides approximately 235 mg of total dietary fiber from the following sources:
Glucomannan
Citrus Pectin (high-methoxyl)
Carrot Powder
Apple Pectin (low-methoxyl)
Celery Powder
Slippery Elm Powder
Sodium Alginate 

Suggested Use

One to two capsules, one to three times daily as a dietary supplement, or as directed by physician. Take with plenty of liquids during meals. Capsules may also be opened and contents stirred into beverages or foods. 

Side Effects

No adverse side effects have been reported. For more information, we recommend that you reach out to one of our Health Coaches prior to use.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children. 


California residents Prop 65

WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to lead, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.


 

2 reviews for Fiber-Plex 120ct

  1. Wesley

    Though I don’t typically believe in 5 star ratings, the Fiber-Plex certainly deserves at least 4.5 stars! I have personally used these products for over 20 years and absolutely love them! It is pharmaceutical grade, and made with the highest quality ingredients by one of the top three most reputable manufacturers in the US. I highly recommend this product to anyone seeking to maintain a healthy body with proper cleansing and detoxification.

  2. Don W

    The Fiber-Plex worked well for me, and I noticed a positive change/increase in bowel frequency by the 2nd week. Over the past 14 months, I have done the 21-Day Cleanse 2 times along with the 90-Day Balance Program, only to slowly fall off at months 15 thru 20. After returning to a tired, sluggish state at months 20 thru 24, I’m looking forward to starting it again and sticking with it this time….after completion, its too good of a feeling not to.

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