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Organic Partially Hydrolysed Guar Gum (PHGG)

$34.50
$37.95 including GST
  • Description Overview
  • Directions for Use
  • Ingredients
  • Additional Resources
  • Description Overview
  • Partially hydrolysed guar gum (PHGG) is a unique soluble fibre, also known as an indigestible complex carbohydrate  which is naturally derived from the guar bean plant.

    PHGG naturally contains glucomannan. This prebiotic starch helps to feed the good bacteria in the colon, which helps to enhance short chain fatty acids (SCFAs), bifidobacterium and lactobacilli species that positively benefit gut health.

    Package Size

    250g

    Key Features

    • PHGG does not swell in water like many other fibres, making it less viscous and much more pleasant to drink
    • PHGG is a well tolerated, easy-to-use powder to boost your daily fibre intake
    • Easily consumable, digestible and tasteless
    • PHGG promotes growth of good bacteria & short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) for optimising GIT integrity
    • Soluble fibre helps to Increase beneficial bacteria and reduce pathogenic bacteria populations
    • PHGG has been shown to reduces IBS symptoms and improve digestion
    • Soluble fibre helps to improve stool output and consistency
    • PHGG can be an ideal choice for SIBO and other digestive conditions (flatulence, bloating & constipation)

    Free from

    No added gluten, soy, milk, lactose, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, crustaceans, corn, egg or artificial colours and sweeteners.

  • Directions for Use
  • Adult Dose

    Start by introducing 1⁄4 scoop in a large glass of water after dinner and slowly increase this dose weekly until 1-2 scoops/ day is reached. 

    PHGG can be mixed with your favourite magnesium and/ or vitamin C supplement.

    Children's Dose

    Up to 6 g/day has been administered in clinical trials.

    Label Warnings

    Adverse side effects are extremely rare for PHGG as it has shown to be well tolerated in doses up to 40g/ day.

    Keep dry. Store below 25°C, away from direct sunlight.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Cautions & Contraindications

    Some adverse effects may include flatulence when beginning PHGG supplementation. 

    Please note: When increasing fibre intake bloating, flatulence or mild gastrointestinal distress may occur. Introducing fibre slowly and an increase in water consumption can help alleviate potential undesirable effects.

  • Ingredients
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    Excipients

    Organic PHGG is excipient free.

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    Links to Relevant Research

    1. Franzen, B. And Quijano, C. (2021). Guar Gum / PHGG: The Complete Guide.
    1. Furnari, M., et al. (2010). Clinical trial: the combination of rifaximin with partially hydrolysed guar gum is more effective than rifaximin alone in eradicating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics, 32(8), 1000–1006. 
    1. Niv, E., et al. (2016). Randomized clinical study: Partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) versus placebo in the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Nutrition & metabolism, 13, 10. 
    1. Dall'Alba, V., et al. (2013). Improvement of the metabolic syndrome profile by soluble fibre - guar gum - in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomised clinical trial. The British journal of nutrition, 110(9), 1601–1610. 
    1. Romano, C., et al. (2013). Partially hydrolyzed guar gum in pediatric functional abdominal pain. World journal of gastroenterology, 19(2), 235–240.
    1. Inoue, R., et al. (2019). Dietary supplementation with partially hydrolyzed guar gum helps improve constipation and gut dysbiosis symptoms and behavioral irritability in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition, 64(3), 217–223.  
    1. Reider, S. et al. (2020). Prebiotic Effects of Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum on the Composition and Function of the Human Microbiota-Results from the PAGODA Trial. Nutrients, 12(5), 1257. 
    1. Yasukawa, Z., et al. (2019). Effect of Repeated Consumption of Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum on Fecal Characteristics and Gut Microbiota: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, and Parallel-Group Clinical Trial. Nutrients, 11(9), 2170.
    1. Komiya, S., et al. (2020). Characterizing the gut microbiota in females with infertility and preliminary results of a water-soluble dietary fiber intervention study. Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition, 67(1), 105–111.