3. FIBERSOL-‐2 Resistant to digesIon. Passes through the digesIve system undigested. No absorbIon occurs. • Maintain healthy intes,nal regularity. • Promote the growth of beneﬁcial bacteria in the colon. • Maintain healthy blood glucose levels and subsequent insulin response. • Maintain healthy levels of blood triglycerides and serum cholesterol.
4. PSYLLIUM • Psyllium relieves consIpaIon. When combined with water, it swells and produces more bulk, which sImulates the intesInes to contract and helps speed the passage of stool through the digesIve tract.
5. OAT FIBER • Slower digesIon and an extended sensaIon of fullness. In 1997, the US FDA authorized coronary heart disease risk reducIon health claim for beta-‐glucan soluble ﬁber from oat products. This beta-‐glucan is a soluble ﬁber that has proven to help lower cholesterol.
8. ALFALFA • Contains 8 essenIal amino acids and minerals, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and zinc, plus beta carotene, chlorophyll and vitamins D, E, and K. • The name alfalfa comes from the Arabian al-‐ fac-‐facah, which means “father of all foods”.
9. ROOIBOS • Contains diﬀerent bioacIve ﬂavonoids such as dihydrochalcone aspalthin, ruIn, querceIn, luteolin, nothofagin, and orienIn. Theses ﬂavonoids are known for its anIoxidant properIes.
10. FOOD AND NUTRITION RESEARCH INSTITUTE According to the NaIonal NutriIon Survey in 2008: 1) Filipinos, in general, are not meeIng the required intake of vegetables in their diet. 2) In the last 30 years, Filipinos were seen eaIng less and less amount of vegetables in their daily diet.