Regularity Support

Dear Friends

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The Original Synbiotic is a daily probiotic for the whole family.

The Original probiotics are researched pedigreed strains of lactic acid bacteria that support the development of a healthy GI tract microbiome.

A healthy gut microbiome is dependent on strong and proven probiotics, such as the Original strains. The Original Synbiotic provides a powerful symbiotic combination of Lactobacillus acidophilus (ATCC 4356), Streptococcus thermophilus (ATCC 19258), Lactobacillus plantarum (ATCC 8014), Lactobacillus rhamnosus (ATCC 7469) and Bifidobacterium longum (ATCC 15707).

Our chosen probiotics are foundational ATCC strains shown in research to work together with human cells to perform many functions in the body. For example, these probiotic strains help the digestive system, support and balance the immune system, and enhance our nervous system by producing neurotransmitters. They reinforce the GI barrier function to protect us from xenobiotics and pathogens, even binding heavy metals. Moreover, they neutralize carcinogens such as those caused by heterocyclic amines found in blackened meat and elements such as nitrosamines in sausage. By acidifying the epithelial membrane, they enable the absorption of minerals such as calcium and magnesium more readily. And lastly, our chosen strains also support the important task of daily regularity (Syngia et al., 2016; Hardy et al., 2013; Figueroa‐González et al., 2011; Ng et al., 2009).

The Original Synbiotic suggested daily dose: one tsp daily.

Of the many beneficial functions needed to be performed by our probiotic friends, colonizing the GI tract membrane and thereby protecting from our body from pathogens and xenobiotics, is very important. Check out these studies on colonization (Toscano et al., 2017; Underwood et al., 2015; Panigrahi et al., 2008; De Champs et al., 2003; Sarem- Damerdji et al., 1995).

See the Original Synbiotic Monograph.

References:

  • De Champs, C., Maroncle, N., Balestrino, Damien., Rich, C., Forestier, C. (2003). Persistence of Colonization of Intestinal Mucosa by A Probiotic Strain, Lactobacillus casei subsp rhamnosus Lcr35, after Oran Consumption. J Com Microbiol; 41(3): 1270-1273.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC150315/
  • Figueroa‐González, I., Quijano, G., Ramírez, G., & Cruz‐Guerrero, A. (2011). Probiotics and prebiotics—perspectives and challenges. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 91(8), 1341-1348.
  • Hardy, H., Harris, J., Lyon, E., Beal, J., & Foey, A. D. (2013). Probiotics, prebiotics and immunomodulation of gut mucosal defences: homeostasis and immunopathology. Nutrients, 5(6), 1869-1912.
  • Ng, S. C., Hart, A. L., Kamm, M. A., Stagg, A. J., & Knight, S. C. (2009). Mechanisms of action of probiotics: recent advances. Inflammatory bowel diseases, 15(2), 300-310.
  • Panigrahi, P., Pradhan, L., Mohapatra, S.S., Misra, P.R., Johnson, J.A., Chaudhry, R., Taylor, S., Hanse, N.I., Gewolb, I.H. (2008). Long-term colonization of a Lactobacillus plantarum synbiotic preparation in the neonatal gut. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr; 47(1):45-53. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18607268
  • Sarem-Damerdji, L., Sarem, F., Marchal, L., Micolas, J.P. (1995). In vitro colonization ability of human colon mucosa by exogenous Lactobacillus strains. FEMS Microbiology Letters; 131(2):133-137. https://academic.oup.com/femsle/article-abstract/131/2/133/524865/In-vitro-colonization-ability-of-human-colon?redirectedFrom=PDF
  • Syngai, G. G., Gopi, R., Bharali, R., Dey, S., Lakshmanan, G. A., & Ahmed, G. (2016). Probiotics-the versatile functional food ingredients. Journal of food science and technology, 53(2), 921-933. doi:  10.1007/s13197-015-2011-0
  • Toscano, M., De Grandi, R., Stronati, L., De Vecchi, E., & Drago, L. (2017). Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and Bifidobacterium longum BB536 on the healthy gut microbiota composition at phyla and species level: A preliminary study. World journal of gastroenterology, 23(15), 2696.
  • Underwood, M. A., German, J. B., Lebrilla, C. B., & Mills, D. A. (2015). Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis: champion colonizer of the infant gut. Pediatric research, 77, 229.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4350908/

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

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At BioImmersion, we created the Therapeutic Food Supplement line with a new medical framework in mind: the power and intelligence of food. Our Therapeutic Foods are indeed potent food supplements that behave intelligenly in the body – repairing, healing, protecting and preventing.

 

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Be Regular … be happy

August 17, 2017

Dear Friends
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A daily regular bowel movement is a difficult subject to discuss and hence remains a mystery: How do we achieve optimal bowel regularity?

Eating adequate amounts of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber is shown in research to increase bowel movement frequency and confer preventative support to chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular, fatty liver, diabetes and more.*

Be Regular is a gluten free, global blend of indigenous organic seeds, originating in ancient cultures from all around the world. The five organic seeds provide gentle yet effective fiber for everyday regularity.*

One scoop of Be Regular offers over 7 grams of fiber towards your 25 to 35 grams a day.*

Be Regular is Organic, Vegan, Kosher, Non GMO, and Gluten Free.

Food Science

Daily fiber intake is shown in research as one of the most important health requirements. However, optimum levels are rarely achieved, most Americans only consume about 15 g of fiber instead of the recommended 25 grams of fiber for adult women and 38 grams of fiber for adult men (American Dietetic Association, 2008; Kranz et al., 2017). Eating enough fiber is important for our physical health but also our financial health. A Canadian research team discovered that eating enough dietary fiber enhances health and reduces costs for health care (Abdula et al., 2015). This conclusion aligned with the research of Schmier et al. in 2014. The position of the American Dietetic is based on epidemiologic studies showing fiber offers protection against several chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, including blood pressure, lipid levels, and inflammation (p. 1719-20; Gabrial et al., 2016; Cooper et al., 2017). Data also show a correlating relationship between dietary fiber and cancer with studies supporting the theory that dietary fibers offer protection against cancer (ADA, 2008, p. 1723).*

Be Regular is a global blend of dietary fiber that is comprised of indigenous organic whole seeds: Amaranth, Quinoa, Buckwheat, Chia and Millet (which some think of as also a grain). The Aztec people developed amaranth; the Incas raised Quinoa, while buckwheat was native in Asia, parts of Europe and the USA. Chia is a revered seed that is native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. Millets are a group of indigenous small-seeded grasses, especially known in Africa and Asia but are cultivated and enjoyed all over the world.

These ancient seeds have been with us for thousands of years. The Be Regular five seeds are grown organically in the USA, and through a patented high pressure, heat-shearing process, the soluble fiber and nutrients of the five seeds are released to offer an ideal amount of plant-based protein, complex carbohydrates with low glycemic index, gentle dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, all easily digested.

Adding a tablespoon or two of Be Regular to your morning shakes, cereals, baked goods, and even soups adds dietary fiber and nutrients for daily regular bowel movements (American Dietetic Association, 2008; Seal & Brownlee, 2015), and contributes positively to a host of health benefits such as cardiovascular health, reduction of fatty liver (van Gijssel et al., 2016; Georgoulis et al., 2014; Grooms et al., 2013, respectively), lasting energy, weight management and much more (de Vries et al., 2016; Albertson et al., 2016; Lambeau et al., 2017).*

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) was revered as sacred by the Incas, and rightly so as it is considered to be a super food. The quinoa plant was cultivated along the Andes for the last 7000 in challenging environments developing into highly nutrient seed (Vega-Gálvez  et al., 2010). Uniquely balanced in all nine essential amino acids needed for tissue development in humans, it is one of the best plant sources of proteins, with protein content of 15%, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, vitamin e, and omega oils (Abugoch, 2009; Graf et al., 2015; Nowak et al., 2016). Quinoa is higher in calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, copper, manganese, and zinc than wheat, barley, or corn. Quinoa is one of nature’s most complete foods. It’s glycemic load is 18. Since Quinoa is gluten free, it is a healthy dietary fiber for those who suffer celiac disease (Filho et al., 2017; Alvarez-Jubete et al., 2009). Because of its low glycemic index, quinoa and buckwheat offer an important nutritious food and dietary fiber to improve insulin resistance and offer glycemic control for type 2-diabetes (Gabrial et al., 2016). Quinoa and amaranth are also shown to have high amounts of antioxidant activity, phenolic and flavonoids power, and hence believed to offer anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential (Nsima et al., 2008; Tang et al., 2016, 2015).*

Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) was used by the Aztecs both for food and in their religious ceremonies. It has 12% protein and is high in lycine and methionine (amino acids), fiber (three times the fiber of wheat), iron (five times that of wheat), K, P and Ca (two times more than milk), Vitamin A and C. It is 90% digestible. Amaranth’s glycemic load is 21 (Mota et al., 2016; Nascimento et al., 2014). Amaranth is shown to have high dietary fiber for daily regularity (Lamothe et al., 2015), and is an excellent fiber for celiac disease (Ballabio et al., 2011). Amaranth confers many other health benefits, including decreasing plasma cholesterol levels and stimulating the immune system (Caselato-Sousa et al., 2015; Soares  et al., 2015; Czerwiński et al., 2004), and antioxidants and phenols to protect and support the liver (López et al., 2011). Amaranth is also found in research to contain phytochemical compounds as rutin, nicotiflorin, and peptides that offer antihypertensive and anticarcinogenic activities (Maldonado-Cervantes et al., 2010; Silva-Sánchez et al., 2008).*

Buckwheat ( Fagopyrum esculentum) is over 8000 years old as a human staple. The Yi people of China consume a diet high in Buckwheat. When researchers tested blood lipids of 805 Yi Chinese, they found that buckwheat intake was associated with lower total serum cholesterol, lower LDL, and high HDL (Kumar et al., 2015). Buckwheat is an excellent source of lysine, threonine, tryptophan and sulfur amino acids. Buckwheat’s glycemic load is 44, with high content of flavonoid (Quettier-Deleu et al., 2001), high rutin content in the bran (Gabrial et al., 2016; Bai et al., 2015, respectively), and even higher antioxidant activity of catechins (Watanabe, 1998). The buckwheat amino acid composition is contributed to its cholesterol lowering power, antihypertension effects, and dietary fiber for regularly (Li, 2001).*

Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) is a magical whole seed. It’s use as energy, life sustaining food dates back 5, 500 years. It is 20% protein, 25% dietary fiber, has an unusually high level of omega-3 and omega-6, vitamins, minerals and high source of antioxidants (Marchinek & Kreipcio, 2017; Chicco et al., 2009; Ulah et al., 2016). Aztec warriors subsisted primarily on Chia. It is called the running food: Native Americans running from the Colorado to the California coast to trade turquoise for seas shells would only bring Chia seeds for their nourishment (Sreeremya, 2017; Kreiter, 2005). Chia’s glycemic load is 1. Chia is shown in research to have good protein quality, improves lipid profiles and supports the liver (da Silva et al., 2016; Jin et al., 2012; Mohd Ali et al., 2012). The ancient seed of Chia is a great source of dietary fiber, a benefit for the whole digestive system (Ullah et al., 2016).*

Millet (Panicum Miliaceum) is an ancient seed that is over 10,000 old, a major source of food for energy (Habiyaremye et al., 2016; Saleh et al., 2013). A non-acid forming food, millet is easy to digest and considered to be one of the least allergenic seeds (Gupta et al., 2014). Proso Millet (panicum Miliaceum) contains significant amounts of amino acids, especially methionine and cysteine, demonstrating a protein quality of 51% higher than wheat. Millet is also found to contain dietary fiber, B Complex, vitamins (including niacin, thiamin, folic acid and riboflavin), minerals (Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Zn, P), and a significant amount of amino acids (especially methionine and cysteine), and lecithin (Amadou & Gounga, 2013; Gupta et al., 2014). Millet confers many health benefits due to its high nutrients quality and phytochemical profile (Pathak, 2013), including prevention of cancer (Zhang et al., 2014; Shahidi & Chandrasekara, 2013; Chandrasekara & Shahidi, 2011), diabetes (Kam et al., 2016), liver support (Nishizawa et al., 2002), and protection against degenerative diseases (Pathak, 2013). Millet is a staple food of the Hunzas, a society renowned for robust longevity. Millet’s glycemic load is 21.*

Be Regular can be mixed with Beta Glucan for the added benefit of oat beta glucan (99.98% gluten free) and red beet root for added dietary fiber and probiotics or taken with the Original Synbiotic Formula (100% gluten free) to add inulin fiber from chicory root and our excellent probiotics for daily regularity.

References:

Abdullah, M.M., Gyles, C.L., Marinangeli, C.P., Carlberg, J.G., Jones, P.J. (2015). Dietary fibre intakes and reduction in functional constipation rates among Canadian adults: a cost-of-illness analysis. Food Nutr Res, 59, 28646. Article

Abugoch James, L.E. (2009). Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.): composition, chemistry, nutritional, and functional properties. Adv Food Nutr Res, 58, 1-31. DOI: 10.1016/S1043-4526(09)58001-1

Albertson, A.M., Reicks, M., Joshi, N., Gugger, C.K. (2016). Whole grain consumption trends and associations with body weight measures in the United States: results from the cross sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2012. Nutr J. 15, 8. DOI:10.1016/j.jada.2006.06.003

American Dietetic Association (2008). Position of the American Dietetic Association: Health implications of Dietary Fiber. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108(10), 1716-1731. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2008.08.007

Bai, C.Z., Feng, M.L., Hao, X.L., Zhong, Q.M., Tong, L.G., Wang, Z.H. (2015). Rutin, quercetin, and free amino acid analysis in buckwheat (Fagopyrum) seeds from different locations. Genet Mol Res, 14(4), 19040-8. DOI:10.4238/2015.December.29.11

Ballabio, C., Uberti, F., Di Lorenzo, C., Brandolini, A., Penas, E., Restani, P. (2011). Biochemical and immunochemical characterization of different varieties of amaranth (Amaranthus L. ssp.) as a safe ingredient for gluten-free products. J Agric Food Chem. 59(24):12969-74. DOI: 10.1021/jf2041824

Caselato-Sousa VM, Amaya-Farfán J. (2012). State of knowledge on amaranth grain: a comprehensive review. J Food Sci, 77(4), R93-104. DOI:10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02645X

Chicco, A.G., D’Alessandro, M.E., Hein, G.J., Oliva, M.E., Lombardo, Y.B. (2009). Dietary chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.) rich in alpha-linolenic acid improves adiposity and normalises hypertriacylglycerolaemia and insulin resistance in dyslipaemic rats. Br J Nutr, 101(1), 41-50. DOI:10.1017/S000711450899053X

Cooper, D.N., Kable, M.E., Marco, M.L., De Leon, A., Rust, B., Baker, J.E. … Keim, N.L. (2017). The Effects of Moderate Whole Grain Consumption on Fasting Glucose and Lipids, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, and Microbiota. Nutrients, 9(2). DOI:10.3390/nu9020173

Czerwiński, J., Bartnikowska, E., Leontowicz, H., Lange, E., Leontowicz, M., Katrich, E., … & Gorinstein, S. (2004). Oat (Avena sativa L.) and amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) meals positively affect plasma lipid profile in rats fed cholesterol-containing diets. The Journal of nutritional biochemistry, 15(10), 622-629. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2004.06.002

de Vries, J., Birkett, A., Hulshof, T., Verbeke, K., Gibes, K. (2016). Effects of Cereal, Fruit and Vegetable Fibers on Human Fecal Weight and Transit Time: A Comprehensive Review of Intervention Trials. Nutrients, 8(3), 130. DOI:10.3390/nu8030130
Filho, A.M., Pirozi, M.R., Borges, J.T., Pinheiro Sant’Ana, H.M., Chaves, J.B., Coimbra, J.S. (2017). Quinoa: Nutritional, functional, and antinutritional aspects. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 57(8), 1618-1630. DOI:10.1080/10408398.2014.1001811

Gabrial, S.G., Shakib, M.R., Gabrial, G.N. (2016). Effect of Pseudocereal-Based Breakfast Meals on the First and Second Meal Glucose Tolerance in Healthy and Diabetic Subjects. Open Access Maced J Med Sci, 4(4), 565-573 DOI:
10.3889/oamjms.2016.115

Georgoulis, M., Kontogianni, M.D., Tileli, N., Margaritie, A., Fragopoulou, E., Tiniakos, D., Zafiropoulou, R., & Papatheodoridis, G. (2014). The impact of cereal grain consumption on the development and severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Eur J Nutr, 53(8), 1727-35. DOI:10.1007/s00394-014-0679-y

Graf, B.L., Rojas-Silva, P., Rojo, L.E., Delatorre-Herrera, J., Baldeón, M.E., Raskin, I.  (2015). Innovations in Health Value and Functional Food Development of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.). Compr Rev Food Sci Food Saf, 14(4), 431-445. DOI:10.1111/1541-4337.12135

Kam, J., Puranik, S., Yadav, R., Manwaring, H. R., Pierre, S., Srivastava, R. K., & Yadav, R. S. (2016). Dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes: how millet comes to help. Frontiers in plant science, 7. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2016.01454

Kranz, S., Dodd, K.W., Juan, W.Y., Johnson, L.K., Jahns, L. (2017). Whole Grains Contribute Only a Small Proportion of Dietary Fiber to the U.S. Diet. Nutrients, 9(2). DOI:10.3390/nu9020153

Kreiter, T. (2005). SEEDS OF WELLNESS: RETURN OF A SUPERCR/lIN. Saturday Evening Post.

KUMAR, R., BHAYANA, S., & KAPOOR, S. (2015). THE ROLE OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS FOR HEALTHY LIFE: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES. Int J Pharm Bio Sci, 6, 429-443. Article

Lambeau, K.V., McRorie, J.W. Jr. (2017). Fiber supplements and clinically proven health benefits: How to recognize and recommend an effective fiber therapy. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract, 29(4), 216-223. DOI:10.1002/2327-6924.12447

Lamothe, L.M., Srichuwong, S., Reuhs, B.L., Hamaker, B.R. (2015). Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa W.) and amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus L.) provide dietary fibres high in pectic substances and xyloglucans. Food Chem, 167, 490-6. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.07.022

López, V. R. L., Razzeto, G. S., Giménez, M. S., & Escudero, N. L. (2011). Antioxidant properties of Amaranthus hypochondriacus seeds and their effect on the liver of alcohol-treated rats. Plant foods for human nutrition, 66(2), 157-162. DOI:10.1007/s11130-011-0218-4

Mohd Ali, N., Yeap, S.K., Ho, W.Y, Beh, B.K., Tan, S.W., Tan, S.G. (2012). The promising future of chia, Salvia hispanica L. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012, 171956. DOI:10.1155/2012/171956

Mota, C., Santos, M., Mauro, R., Samman, N., Matos, A.S., Torres, D., Castanheira, I. (2016). Protein content and amino acids profile of pseudocereals. Food Chem193, 55-61. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.11.043

Nascimento, A.C., Mota, C., Coelho, I., Gueifão, S., Santos, M., Matos, A.S. … Castanheira I. (2014). Characterisation of nutrient profile of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus), and purple corn (Zea mays L.) consumed in the North of Argentina: proximates, minerals and trace elements. Food Chem, 148, 420-6. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.09.155

Nishizawa, N., Sato, D., Ito, Y., Nagasawa, T., Hatakeyama, Y., Choi, M. R., … & Wei, Y. M. (2002). Effects of dietary protein of proso millet on liver injury induced by D-galactosamine in rats. Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 66(1), 92-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.66.92

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Silva-Sánchez, C., De La Rosa, A. B., León-Galván, M. F., De Lumen, B. O., de León-Rodríguez, A., & de Mejía, E. G. (2008). Bioactive peptides in amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) seed. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 56(4), 1233-1240. DOI:10.1021/jf072911z

Soares, R. A. M., Mendonça, S., de Castro, L. Í. A., Menezes, A. C. C. C. C., & Arêas, J. A. G. (2015). Major peptides from amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) protein inhibit HMG-CoA reductase activity. International journal of molecular sciences, 16(2), 4150-4160. DOI:10.3390/ijms16024150

Tang, Y., Zhang, B., Li, X., Chen, P. X., Zhang, H., Liu, R., & Tsao, R. (2016). Bound phenolics of quinoa seeds released by acid, alkaline, and enzymatic treatments and their antioxidant and α-glucosidase and pancreatic lipase inhibitory effects. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 64(8), 1712-1719. DOI:10.1021/acs.jafc.5b05761

Tang, Y., Li, X., Zhang, B., Chen, P. X., Liu, R., & Tsao, R. (2015). Characterisation of phenolics, betanins and antioxidant activities in seeds of three Chenopodium quinoa Willd. genotypes. Food Chemistry, 166, 380-388. DOI:
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van Gijssel, R.M., Braun, K.V., Kiefte-de Jong, J.C., Jaddoe, V.W., Franco, O.H., Voortman, T. (2016). Associations between Dietary Fiber Intake in Infancy and Cardiometabolic Health at School Age: The Generation R Study.
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Article by Dohrea Bardell, PhD.

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

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They are a working farm and non-profit educational center, a living laboratory that educates, cultivates and enpowers.  They’re devoted to the global paradigm shift towards hope and abundance by valuing diversity, mimicking nature and redefining wealth.  They have workshops, give tours, and welcome us all to come.  Check them out.

 

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Be Regular- every day

January 19, 2016

Dear Friends

Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint in the United States.  Nearly 60 million Americans suffer from chronic constipation.

Be Regular, strongly supports the establishment of a healthy daily bowel movement.

Be Regular

Comprised of five organic indigenous whole seeds (chia, buckwheat, amaranth, quinoa, and millet- all gluten free); milled through a patented heat-shearing technology that gently cooks the seeds, making their constipation relieving fibers and life giving nutrients exceptionally available. Be Regular provides fiber, stimulates your colon, and eases constipation.

Therapeutic Food protocol for constipation:

  • Be Regular – 1-2 heaping tablespoons daily.
  • Beta Glucan Synbiotic – 1 heaping tablespoon daily
  • Phyto Power– 2 capsules
  • No. 7 Systemic Booster– 1 teaspoon

In the morning, add Be Regular (2 heaping Tbl) and Beta Glucan Synbiotic (1 heaping Tbl) to a large glass of water and drink it down while taking the 2 capsules of Phyto Power. You may add a little juice of your choice, such as organic pineapple, apple, pear, or any berry.  Be creative, turn it into a smoothy, it can be your morning breakfast if you choose.  In the evening before bed take a Tsp of the No. 7 Systemic Booster.

Scientific References:
  • Bianchi et al. (2010). Ability of a high-total antioxidant capacity diet to increase stool weight and bowel antioxidant staus in human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition; 104:1500-1507.
  • Sanjoaquin et al. (2004). Nutrition and lifestyle in relation to bowel movement frequency: a cross-sectional study of 20,630 men and women in EPIC- Oxford. Public Health Nutr; 7(1):77-83.
  • Schmier et al. (2014). Cost savings of reduced constipation rates attributed in increased dietary fiber intakes: a decision-analytic model. BMC Pulic Health; 14:374.

Yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health.  Please  use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3The power of Therapeutic Foods is that they are multidimensional in their medical benefits.  So while we are focusing on more fiber here to reduce constipation, by bringing in more fiber through the above fruits, vegetables, seeds and cereals we are also supplying proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and secondary metabolites.  The simple truth is that plant based diets increase regularity—see The Five-To-One Fiber Rule.

The Missing Fiber

December 29, 2015

Dear Friends

As dietary fiber goes up the risk of Metabolic Syndrome goes down!

The greater our dietary fiber intake is, the more we reduce the risk for Type 2 Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, weight gain, obesity and diverticular disease as well as constipation (Grooms, 2013).

The average American intake is about ½ of what it should be with the guidelines for dietary fiber from the American Heart Association and the Institute of Medicine being at 30g/day (King, 2013).

Two BioImmersion Therapeutic Foods help to increase your dietary fiber:

Beta Glucan High Potency Synbiotic and Energy Sustain.  See Clinical Notes.

References:

  • King et al. (2012). Trends in dietary fiber intake in the United States, 1999-2008. J Acad Nutr Diet;112(5):642-8.
  • Grooms et al. (2013). Dietary Fiber Intake and Cardiometabolic Risk among US Adults: NHANES 1999-2010. Am J Med;126(12):1059-1067.
Yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health.  Please  use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Clinical NotesBG and ES 4

Here’s to our health:

Take one heaping tablespoons of the Beta Glucan daily and two–three heaping tablespoons of the Energy Sustain at least three times a week. Combine the two and make a smoothie as a meal replacement.  With this kind of dosing you will be adding around 10 grams of fiber.  And other wonderful life enhancing
nutrients (see the links above and below).

To make a great smoothie, add to the Beta Glucan and Energy Sustain some fresh fruit, protein powder, and flax seed. We can easily get to 20 grams with the added fiber.

Green Facts:

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