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Fruit Pectin

Description

Soluble Polysaccharides composed primarily of "uronic acids" such as Galacturonic Acid.

Health Benefits of Pectins

Cardiovascular System

Pectins lower total serum Cholesterol levels by binding to and causing the excretion of Cholesterol.

Digestive System

Pectins help to suppress the Appetite (by delaying the emptying of the Stomach).

Pectins bind to Bile Acids in the Small Intestine and facilitate their elimination from the body.

Pectins help to prevent Gallstones.

Detoxification

Pectins reduce the absorption of Cadmium.

Pectins reduce the absorption of Lead.

Immune System

Pectins help to prevent Colon Cancer by counteracting carcinogens in the Colon.

Metabolism

Pectins alleviate Diabetes Mellitus.

Pectins lower serum LDL Cholesterol levels.

These Substances Enhance the Function of Pectins

Carbohydrates - Uronic Acids

Galacturonic Acid (the Uronic Acid of Galactose) is an essential component of Pectins.

Dietary Sources of Pectins

(mg of Pectin per 100 grams)

Cereal Grains

Brans

Fruits

Apples

Grapes

Bananas

Prunes

Lemon

Plums

Grapefruit

Orange

Herbs

Raspberry Leaf

Vegetables

Cabbage

Potatoes

Squash

Okra

Carrots

Grapefruit Extract is at least 60% higher as it is a concentrate of the Grapefruit.