Organic India - Fiber Harmony Certified Organic Psyllium Whole Husk - 12 oz. (340 g)
Organic India Whole Husk Psyllium is certified organic, and an excellent source of natural dietary fiber. Fiber is essential for a healthy body. In fact, most adults require 32 grams of fiber each day to maintain digestive health, regularity, a healthy weight, and most importantly, a healthy heart! However, most Americans only get about half this amount in their diet, and usually less.
Organic India Fiber Harmony Features
- Soothes elimination & promotes regularity
- Heart Healthy
- Pharmacopeial quality
- Gluten free
- Certified 100% organic
- 12 oz. canister - 48 servings
This lack of fiber in the typical American diet may contribute to the rising rates of heart disease, obesity, and digestive problems that plague the country. Taking a fiber supplement each day is the easy way to ensure you are getting all you need to maintain your health. The only drawback? Unlike your fruits, vegetables and grains, fiber supplements were not certified organic... Until now! If your goal is to soothe your digestive system, and support your heart then it's essential to start with the cleanest, organic herbs!
Organic India psyllium is USDA certified organic. This means that from the time the seeds are planted until the moment you purchase the final product, you have the assurance that our psyllium is grown without pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers, contains no additives or sweeteners and is of the highest quality available. In whole husk form, derived from the seeds of the herb Plantago ovata, psyllium husks are a rich source of soluble fiber. They naturally promote healthy elimination and regularity while supporting the gastrointestinal system. Heart Healthy! Psyllium has also proven to be quite substantial in the lowering of both total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol level.
Doctor-recommended psyllium husk is a convenient way to maintain gastrointestinal health. Derived from the seeds of the herb Plantago ovata, this bulk-forming dietary fiber naturally promotes healthy elimination and regularity while supporting the gastrointestinal system.
Why Organic Psyllium
Psyllium is one of India's key export crops, providing approximately 85% of the world's supply. While conventional pyllium husk products offer high fiber, most of these crops are grown on conventional industrialized fams that use pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, and post-harvest chemical treatments. organic india psyllium is certified organic. No synthetic pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, or chemical treatments are use at any time. Organic India's certified organic farmers grow the highest quality organic psyllium available. From the planting of the seeds to the delivery at your store, Organic India maintains the highest standards of environmental awareness and social consciousness.
- There are two types of fiber: Soluble and insoluble.
- Soluble fiber absorbs water and forms a gel-like substance which entraps food, sugars, cholesterol and fats in the stomach and carries them through the digestive tract.
- Psyllium is a great source of soluble fiber!
- Insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water. It moves through your digestive system quickly and mostly in tact, acting as a bulking agent and improving regularity.
- Psyllium is one of the only fiber supplements that contains a beneficial amount of both soluble and insoluble fiber!
- Fiber has no calories because it is not digestible and is not absorbed into the body.
- Most animal products including meat, eggs, milk and cheese don't contain any fiber.
Why is fiber important?
Fiber offers many health benefits, especially the fiber found in psyllium! Not only does the insoluble fiber in psyllium act as a bulking agent to improve digestive regularity, its soluble fiber content blocks fat and cholesterol absorption, making it essential to heart health. Filling up on high fiber foods or taking psyllium as a fiber supplement may also help you feel full for a longer period of time and leave you with less room for less healthy food options.
The Organic India Difference
Organic India was the first company to produce and market organic psyllium. Organic India has advanced cleaning techniques that allow them to do what was once thought impossible - produce certified organic psyllium! They use a dry steam process to clean their organic psyllium. Conventional psyllium is commonly cleaned via a fumigation process using methyl bromide, then sterilized with ethylene oxide.
Organic India uses organic crop rotation practices. Conventional crops are commonly rotated with castor, cumin, mustard, and wheat, which are treated with chemical pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. These pesticides are hazardous to the health of farmers and increase chemical toxicity in soil, water and air. Every purchase of Organic India psyllium contributes to the sustainable livelihood of the family farmers we work with in India!
About Organic India
At the heart of Organic India is their commitment to be a living embodiment of consciousness in action. They work with thousands of family farmers in India who cultivate thousands of acres of organic farmland. Organic India actively promotes sustainable agriculture and pays a premium market rate to their farmers. All of their products promote wellness and are certified organic. Each product you hold in your hands is one link in a chain of love, respect and connectedness between their farmers and you. By choosing Organic India you are completing this chain, which gives training and a living wage to the Indian farmers, creates a sustainable environment and brings happiness and well being to you.