At Free Soul we're so grateful to be surrounded by a vast network of incredible women. Each are experts in their fields, and often we're lucky enough to have them provide us (and you!) with their knowledge to help you level up your wellness from a new perspective. Marilia Chamon, Registered Nutritional Therapist, Gut Health & IBS Expert, shares her expertise on our latest launch - including how FS-Greens actually helps bloating.
FS-Greens Mango Edition: A Harmony of Ingredients
In the rapidly evolving sphere of nutritional supplements, a discerning approach towards the ingredients found in your preferred products is essential. A critical aspect of this is the type of sweeteners used in these supplements. As we introduce the FS-Greens Mango Edition, I'd like to lead you through a data-driven analysis highlighting the benefits of stevia, the chosen sweetener for this product, in comparison to the commonly used sucralose. When crafting the FS-Greens Mango Edition, Free Soul has gone above and beyond to include a powerhouse of three patented ingredients, each playing an important role in supporting your gut health.
- Actazin: Sourced from the fibre-rich kiwi fruit, Actazin is a gentle nurturer of your digestive system, aiding in the maintenance of healthy gut bacteria and fostering regular bowel movements.
- Livaux: Derived from the gold kiwi, Livaux works in harmony with Actazin to further promote a balanced gut microbiome, nurturing the growth of beneficial bacteria and supporting your overall digestive health.
- KSM-66 Ashwagandha: This adaptogen aids in stress reduction and brings a serene balance to your body and mind, which in turn can promote a happier gut.
How FS-Greens Can Help Your Gut: Fibre-Rich Ingredients and Greens
Besides these three unique ingredients, FS-Greens Mango Edition is also packed with a rich variety of fibre-rich ingredients and green superfoods. Now, you might wonder, why is fibre so important? Fibre plays the crucial role of a caring gardener in the ecosystem of your gut. It helps to nourish and cultivate a healthy gut environment, encouraging the growth of beneficial bacteria that aid in digestion. Moreover, a diet rich in fibre can assist in maintaining regular bowel movements, preventing constipation and bloating, and keeping your digestive system running smoothly. Just like a thriving garden, a fibre-rich diet helps create a balanced and diverse gut environment, a key aspect of good gut health.
A Sweeter Choice: Understanding the Shift from Sucralose to Stevia
In your wellness journey, the choices you make profoundly affect your overall wellbeing. One such critical choice revolves around the kind of sweeteners that are found in your dietary supplements. While many brands opt for sucralose, a synthetic sweetener, Free Soul has consciously chosen the natural path, embracing stevia in their new FS-Greens Mango Edition. Let's dive into why this matters, particularly for your gut health.
The Sucralose Debate: A Scientific Perspective
Sucralose, an artificial sweetener prevalent in many health supplements and food products, has been praised for its calorie-free sweetness. This synthetic sweetener, created through a chemical process that alters the structure of sugar molecules, has been a staple in the food industry. However, recent research highlights potential adverse impacts on the gut microbiome. Numerous studies have brought to light that sucralose might alter the gut flora, creating an imbalance that could negatively affect both digestive health and immunity.
Stevia: A Natural Alternative
Stevia, a natural sweetener derived from the leaves of the Stevia plant, seems to stand as a healthier alternative. Although available research is limited, they suggest a more favourable interaction with our gut microbiome compared to artificial sweeteners. Current evidence does not indicate Stevia has adverse effects on the gut microbiome.
The FS-Greens Mango Edition: A Celebration of Wholesome Nutrition
Embracing the FS-Greens Mango Edition means not only nourishing your body with a power-packed blend of 21 nutrient-dense greens and superfoods but also making a choice that is in harmony with your gut health.
Free Soul's commitment to innovative nutrition reflects in this thoughtful formulation, fostering a synergy between taste and health. By choosing stevia over sucralose, Free Soul showcases its unwavering dedication to supporting women's wellness, helping you achieve your goals with vitality and joy.
By Marilia Chamon, Registered Nutritional Therapist, Gut Health & IBS Expert
Founder of Gutfulness Nutrition, Instagram @gutfulnessnutrition