Thorne Research, Medibulk, 8.15 oz (231 g)11 Reviews
Expiration Date: Sep 2016
Shipping Weight: 0.77 lbs (0.35 kg)
- Product Code: THR-62101
- UPC Code: 693749621010
- Package Quantity: 8.15 oz (231 g)
- Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.6 x 3.7 in, 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.95
- New and Improved!
- Provides Important Fiber for a Healthy GI Tract
- Enhances Production of Short-Chain Fatty Acids to Promote a Healthy GI Tract
- Helps Maintain Already Normal Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Levels
- Contains Inulin – A Good Prebiotic Fiber Source
- Convenient Powder for Ease of Mixing
- Dietary Supplement
The Importance of Soluble Fiber
Soluble fiber will dissolve in liquid – inside or outside the body – but it is not metabolized by the body. Nevertheless, soluble fiber is important for optimum digestion because it helps supply food for the beneficial bacteria that live in the digestive tract. Inulin has been shown in numerous studies to promote the growth of these beneficial microorganisms, allowing them to crowd out detrimental organisms such as E. coli. Benefits of a positive change in digestive micro‑flora include improved immune function and general digestive health. Inulin, apple pectin, and prune powder are excellent sources of soluble fiber.
The Importance of Insoluble Fiber
Regular consumption of insoluble fiber is important for optimal digestive health because it promotes a natural laxative effect by adding bulk to the diet, helping prevent constipation. Because insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water it passes through the GI tract relatively intact, speeding up the passage of food and waste through the gut. Oat fiber is an excellent source of insoluble fiber.Prior to embarking on a detoxification program it is important to achieve optimal bowel function. MediBulk can speed transit time in the bowel and bind toxins released into the intestines from the liver, preventing their reabsorption.
Mix 1 level scoop with 8 oz of water one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner. Follow with at least 8 oz of water.
This product is unflavored and unsweetened.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One Level Scoop (11 g)|
|Serving Per Container: 21|
|Each Level Scoop (11 g) Contains:||Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||8 g||3%*|
|Dietary Fiber||8 g||37%*|
|Proprietary Blend||11 g|
|Inulin (from Agave) (Agave tequilana)||**|
|Oat Fiber powder (seed) (Avena sativa)||**|
|Prune Powder (fruit) (Prunus domestica)||**|
|Pectin (from Apple)||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value (DV) not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have a j-pouch and bulking fiber is my friend :) I've tried all the fibers out there: acacia, apple pectin, apple fiber, glucomannan, chia, flax, psyllium powder and whole husk, etc...and MediBulk is awesome. Taking just psyllium is very difficult for me but the combo of apple pectin, prune and psyllium is magic. Mix this will a little slippery elm bark and it's even better. Great taste as well. Don't let the price discourage you, this portion last a long time. When I have a choice, I always order Thorne products. They are VERY High Quality. Their GI-Encap is great too.
My German Shepherd has irritable bowel syndrome. As part of his routine, I faithfully use Medibulk. It not only bulks up loose stools, it has other ingredients that help support the digestive system. I am very happy with this product.