DiaFiber Plus™ is a plant-based, calorie-free dietary
fiber and vitamin supplement that in conjunction with appropriate nutrition
and exercise may support healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels. DiaFiber Plus™ will help you to curb
your appetite, facilitating better weight control and supports digestive
health. DiaFiber Plus™ has been clinically tested at Hope Diabetes Center in Mesa, Arizona.
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|Like other B complex vitamins, thiamine is
considered an "anti-stress" vitamin because it may strengthen the
immune system and improve the body's ability to withstand stressful
conditions. It is named B1 because it was the first B vitamin discovered.
Thiamine is found in both plants and animals and plays a crucial role in
certain metabolic reactions. For example, it is required for the body to form
adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which every cell of the body uses for energy.
Preliminary evidence suggests that thiamine along with other nutrients -- may
lower risk of developing cataracts. B complex vitamins are necessary for
healthy skin, hair, eyes, and liver. They also help the nervous system
function properly, and are necessary for optimal brain function. Recommended dosage 1.1 - 2mg.
|In addition to producing energy for the
body, riboflavin also works as an antioxidant by scavenging damaging
particles in the body known as free radicals. Free radicals occur naturally
in the body but can damage cells and DNA, and may contribute to the aging
process, as well as the development of a number of health conditions, such as
heart disease and cancer. Antioxidants such as riboflavin can neutralize free
radicals and may reduce or help prevent some of the damage they cause.. Recommended dosage 1.6 - 2mg.
|Niacin also helps the body make various
sex and stress-related hormones in the adrenal glands and other parts of the
body. Niacin is effective in improving circulation and reducing cholesterol
levels in the blood. Symptoms of mild deficiency include indigestion,
fatigue, canker sores, vomiting, and depression. Severe deficiency can cause
a condition known as pellagra. Pellagra is characterized by cracked, scaly
skin, dementia, and diarrhea. It is generally treated with a nutritionally
balanced diet and niacin supplements. Niacin deficiency also results in
burning in the mouth and a swollen, bright red tongue. Niacin has been used
since the 1950s to lower elevated LDL ("bad") cholesterol and
triglyceride (fat) levels in the blood and is more effective in increasing
HDL ("good") cholesterol levels than other cholesterol-lowering
medications. Recommended dosage 14 - 18mg.
|In addition to playing a role in the
breakdown of fats and carbohydrates for energy, vitamin B5 is critical to the
manufacture of red blood cells, as well as sex and stress-related hormones
produced in the adrenal glands (small glands that sit atop the kidneys).
Vitamin B5 is also important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract, and it
helps the body use other vitamins (particularly B2 or riboflavin). It is
sometimes referred to as the "anti-stress" vitamin because of its
effect on the adrenal glands, but there is no real evidence as to whether it
helps the body withstand stressful conditions. Recommended dosage 5 -10mg.
|Vitamin B6 helps the body make several
neurotransmitters, chemicals that carry signals from one nerve cell to
another. It is essential for normal brain development and function, and helps
the body make the hormones serotonin and norepinephrine (which influence
mood) and melatonin (which helps regulate the body clock). Along with
vitamins B12 and B9 (folic acid), B6 helps control levels of homocysteine in
the blood. Homocysteine is an amino acid that may be associated with heart
disease. B6 is also necessary for proper absorption of vitamin B12 and for
the production of red blood cells and cells of the immune system. Recommended dosage 1.3 - 2mg.
|Folic acid is crucial for proper brain
function and plays an important role in mental and emotional health. It aids
in the production of DNA and RNA, the body's genetic material, and is
especially important when cells and tissues are growing rapidly, such as in
infancy, adolescence, and pregnancy. Folic acid also works closely with
vitamin B12 to regulate the formation of red blood cells and help iron
function properly in the body. Vitamin B9 works with vitamins B6 and B12 and
other nutrients to control blood levels of the amino acid homocysteine.
Elevated levels of homocysteine are associated with certain chronic
conditions, such as heart disease and, possibly, depression and Alzheimer's
disease, although the link isn't clear. Recommended
dosage 400 -600mcg.
|Vitamin B12 is an especially important
vitamin for maintaining healthy nerve cells, and it aids in the production of
DNA and RNA, the body's genetic material. Vitamin B12 also works closely with
vitamin B9 (folate) to regulate the formation of red blood cells and to help
iron function better in the body. Folate and B12 work together to produce
S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), a compound involved in immune function and mood.
Vitamins B12, B6, and B9 work together to control blood levels of the amino
acid homocysteine. High levels of homocysteine are associated with heart
disease. However, researchers aren't sure whether homocysteine is a cause of
heart disease or merely a marker that indicates someone may have heart
disease. Recommended dosage 2.4 - 2.8mcg.
|Preliminary research indicates that a
combination of biotin and chromium might improve blood sugar control in some
people with type 2 diabete,. Your body needs biotin to metabolize
carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids (the building blocks of protein). Biotin
is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails and it's found in many
cosmetic products for hair and skin. It is a water-soluble vitamin, meaning
the body does not store it; however, bacteria in the intestine can make
biotin. Recommended dosage 30 - 600mcg.
|Every organ in the body -- especially the
heart, muscles, and kidneys -- needs the mineral magnesium. It also
contributes to the makeup of teeth and bones. Most important, it activates
enzymes, contributes to energy production, and helps regulate calcium levels
as well as copper, zinc, potassium, vitamin D, and other important nutrients
in the body. People who have type 2 diabetes often have low levels of
magnesium in the blood. A large clinical study of over 2000 people found
that getting more magnesium in the diet may help protect against developing
type 2 diabetes, studies suggest that taking magnesium supplements in
capsule may help blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity in people with
diabetes or prediabetes. Recommended dosage 270 - 400mg.
|People with diabetes either do not produce
enough insulin or cannot properly use the insulin that their bodies produce.
Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food
into energy needed for daily life. As a result, glucose or sugar builds up in
the bloodstream. Chromium was later identified as the active component of
GTF. Today, scientists believe that chromium helps insulin bring glucose from
the blood into the cells for energy. Low chromium levels can increase blood
sugar, triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood), cholesterol levels, and
increase the risk for a number of conditions, such as diabetes and heart
disease. Recommended dosage 24 - 44mcg.
|ARP Proprietary Blend (supplying 4.1 gram of fiber per serving)
||Methylcellulose,is one of the main
ingredient in DiaFiber, is a plant fiber which is non-allergenic and soluble.
.DiaFiber is gluten-free. It is designed to add bulk to the stool and so
help waste travel smoothly through the digestive tract.
||Fibersol®-2 digestion resistant
maltodextrin is a low viscosity soluble dietary fiber that clinical research
has indicated helps support or maintain intestinal regularity. Clinical
studies show that Fibersol®-2 helps to relieve occasional constipation, and
select studies show that it improves stool consistency. Studies show that
Fibersol®-2 digestion resistant maltodextrin when taken with a meal may
attenuate the rise in serum glucose following the meal. Fibersol®-2 has the
potential to reduce peak postprandial blood glucose and insulin levels that
are within the normal range in healthy individuals. In addition, studies show
that Fibersol®-2 does not alter healthy, steady-state blood glucose or
||Pectin contributes to daily fiber intake
and helps promote a feeling of fullness when taken with fiber containing
meals, which is beneficial for those following healthy eating plans.
||What inulin does:
What fiber does:
- Nourish the good bacteria in our digestive tracts
- Improve nutrient absorption
- Aid in digestion
- Enhance immune function in the colon
- Help lower cholesterol
- Stabilize blood sugar
- Keep you filling full longer
- Cleans the digestive tract with bowel regularity
- Reduces risk of colon cancer
||Pectin is a complex carbohydrate that
occurs in ripe fruits and certain vegetables. Pectin can also be found in
peaches, currants, and plums. Apple pectin is a soluble fiber with a great
number of health benefits. Apple pectin is a great supplement for anyone with
a desire to improve their diet and health through improved digestion and
antioxidant effects. The benefits you may experience from supplementing with
Apple Pectin are: Helps maintain intestinal balance, Increased soluble
fiber intake, Improve the absorption of nutrients by optimizing digestion,
Optimize immune system functioning.
|Whole Oat Bran
Beta-Glucan Soluble Fiber Glucomannan)
|One major benefit of oat bran is its
ability to lower cholesterol. In a study by Braaten et al, beta-glucan, the
main soluble fiber in oat bran was shown to significantly lower total
cholesterol and LDL or "bad" cholesterol. The fiber in oat bran
binds with cholesterol-rich bile to increase the amount of cholesterol that
is excreted. Oat bran also helps to reduce the amount of cholesterol absorbed
from the foods you eat. Reducing cholesterol can help to prevent the buildup
of dangerous plaque in your arteries. A second benefit of oat bran is the
prevention of cardiovascular disease. In a study of patients with an
increased risk for coronary heart disease, Berg et al found that oat bran
reduced total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. High levels of
cholesterol can result in plaque buildup in your arteries and lead to high
blood pressure and heart disease, which may result in a heart attack or
stroke. Oat bran has been shown to lower these risks. A third benefit of oat
bran is its ability to produce long-term improvements in your blood sugar
following a meal, as demonstrated in a study reported in the "Journal of
the American Dietetic Association." Oat bran helps to keep blood sugar
levels from getting too high after a meal by slowing down the digestion of
carbohydrates and reducing the rate at which sugar enters your bloodstream.
It may also improve blood sugar levels by increasing sensitivity to insulin,
which helps to clear sugar from the blood. Glucomannan might work in the
stomach and intestines by absorbing water to form a bulky fiber which treats
constipation. It may also slow the absorption of sugar and cholesterol from
the gut, helping to control sugar levels in diabetes, and reducing
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not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose,
treat, cure, or prevent any desease. Use as instructed Only. Do not take
this product if you are pregnant or lactating. Contant a heathcare
professional before taking this product. Keep out the reach of children
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