Rice Fiber Plus – Stabilized Rice Bran Capsules

Posted on September 5, 2008. Filed under: Antioxidant Blends, Weight Weight Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bran is the hard outer layer of grain and can be milled from any cereal grain, including rice. Bran is particularly rich in dietary fiber and omegas, and contains significant quanitities of starch, protein, vitamins and dietary minerals.

Rice bran is a by-product of rice milling and it’s known to contain antioxidants. It’s known that a major rice bran fraction contains tocotrienol, gamma-oryzanol, and beta-sitosterol – all of which may contribute to lowering the plasma levels of various paramenters of the lipid profile. Rice bran also contains a high level of dietary fibers.

Most dietary fiber products on the market are psyllium-based, and most produce carbon dioxide and methane in the intestinal tract which can cause bloating, gas and discomfort. The stabilized rice bran found in Rice Fiber Plus is a “friendly fiber” promoting “regularity, alleviating occasional constipation while helping one’s body digest food more quickly and easily.” Rice Fiber Plus may help to promote normal elimination and regularity, healthy weight management, and normal blood sugar levels.

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How Do Birds and Berries Depend On Each Other?

Posted on June 4, 2008. Filed under: Antioxidant Blends | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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For their cycle of life.  Birds eat the yummy berry fruits – blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and more – then fly hither and yon spreading the berry seeds.  The berry seeds have more places to grow and spread, and the cycle repeats.  Phytonutrients are the phytochemicals that give berries their attractive and lively colors.  These highly visible colors attract the seed-distributing birds that feast on the fruit and spread the wealth.

 

Berries, in general, contain vitamins (Vitamins C & E are common), minerals (Manganese and Niacin, too), and fiber (4-9 grams per cup) plus a burst of succulent flavor in every bite.  These fun-to-eat foods may help prevent heart disease and cancer, boost the immune system, have antiviral and antibacterial properties, and slow the aging process.  These healthful benefits are due to the concentration of phytonutrients which have an antioxidant effect (kind of like anti-rust).  Besides the deeply colored berries, strongly colored vegetables, nuts, flax seeds, tea and dark chocolate also tend to be high in the healthful phytochemicals. 

 

Would you rather get your daily dose of phytonutrients and antioxidants from your cup of tea, carrots and broccoli, dark chocolate, or brightly colored berries?

 

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