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Colon Cleanse is a weight loss support combination supplement, high in fibre and bulk, with glucomannan fibre, bacteria, prebiotic (FOS), psyllium husks, sugar beet fibre, L-Glutamine and herbs (including fennel seed, ginger root and peppermint leaf).
- Is high in fibre (from psyllium husk, glucomannan and sugar beet), this contributes to an increase in faecal bulk
- Supports weight loss programs
- Supports normal blood cholesterol levels
- With healthy bacteria (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum)
With FOS fibres and herbs
- Contains L-Glutamine which supports the digestive tract
- Comes in a tasty and easy-to-take powder form
- Is suitable for vegetarians and vegans
Colon Cleanse is ideally used as part of a cleanse and detox programme, digestive health programme and/or weight management programme. It can be alternated or combined with COL-Clear B.
Fibre - an essential part of a balanced diet
The process of bowel elimination can take anywhere from 12 to 24 hours, sometimes even longer. Foods high in fat, sugar, artificial flavourings and additives have become ‘normal’ in our modern eating habits, choices are usually low in natural dietary fibre, making it harder for the body to digest. Unfortunately, our modern eating habits and lifestyles slow digestive transit times and bowel elimination quite considerably.
As elimination and transit time increases, the stool becomes dry and increasingly hardened, making it difficult to pass. Moreover, as the body re-absorbs water and the fluid content of the waste-matter that has failed to move through the digestive tract and be eliminated, it also re-absorbs soluble toxins.
Fibre is essential and a key ingredient to a healthy, varied and balanced diet.
Information about Ingredients
About sugar beet fibre
Sugar beet is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose. Sugar beets are related to other B. vulgaris cultivars, such as beetroot and chard. Once the sugar is extracted, the remaining material is used to produce the sugar beet fibre.
Compared to many conventional natural sources of dietary fibre, such as cereal products and fruits, sugar beet fibre has the following advantages:
- It has a higher content of dietary fibre, with an ideal balance of 2/3 insoluble fibre.
- It contains no phytic acid (cereal products, such as bran and flour, contain phytic acid which forms strong chemical complexes with iron and zinc and can consequently impair or reduce the natural absorption of these essential minerals in the human body).
- It is naturally free from gluten, which means it is an excellent dietary fibre source for people suffering from gluten intolerance.
Sugar beet fibre contributes to an increase in faecal bulk in two ways: the insoluble components of the fibre increase faecal bulk by absorbing water in the large intestine, while the soluble components are fermented by bacteria in the large intestine leading to an increase in bacterial mass. Click here for EFSA scientific opinion.
About psyllium husks
Psyllium is a form of dietary fibre sourced from the Plantago ovata plant, specifically from the husks of the plant’s seed. Plantago-seed mucilage can be referred to as husk, or psyllium husk. The milled seed mucilage, which is hydrophilic, is rich in fibre. It can help with
- Weight management
- Skin eruptions
- Heart health
- As well as helping to manage diabetes
Weight management support
This formula includes glucomannan and stevia leaf extract.
Glucomannan also contributes to weight loss as well as the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. This benefits of glucomannan can be obtained with a daily intake of 4g of glucomannan daily together with 1-2 glasses of water, before meals.. Click here for EFSA scientific opinions.
Konjac fibre glucomannan:
- has almost no calories
- is naturally high in fibre
- absorbs water in the stomach
- in contact with water, expands and can absorb up to 50 times its weight
The addition of stevia makes it sweeter, without the added calories!
L-Glutamine, is synthesised from 3 other amino acids: arginine ornithine, and proline. It is a component of glutathione, a nutrient which is present in virtually every cell. Our bodies own levels of glutamine can be under threat and come under strain in circumstances of;
- Metabolic stress
- Severe emotional distress
180g powder per pot
NOTE: Fibre & Full contains a minimum of 36 servings per pot, based on 5g servings. 1 teaspoon powder (5g) contains 1g of glucomannan.
Per 5g serving:
Dietary Fibre - 3.5g
Glucomannan Powder - 1.05g
Sugar Beet Fibre - 0.33g
Psyllium Husk powder (Plantago ovata); Glucomannan; Sugar Beet; L-Glutamine; Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharides); Fennel Seed; Peppermint Leaf; Ginger Root; Bacteria blend: Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Bifidobacterium Bifidum; Sweetener: Stevia Leaf Extract (Steviol glycosides).
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
1 serving = 5g (1 heaped teaspoon)
To be taken 30 minutes before a meal.
Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of powder (5g to 10g) to a small amount of water or juice (¼ of a glass). Mix slowly in all directions until it turns into a smooth paste. Stir as you add more liquid until the glass is full. Drink immediately and then follow with another glass of liquid.
Take 1 to 3 times daily
A food-grade approved silica gel sachet is included to maintain product quality after opening. Not to be eaten.
Taking without water can cause choking. Try to use a minimum of 250ml liquid per 1 heaped teaspoon.