Optim Metabolic® Chime® Trim™ is uniquely formulated with the active strain Bifidobacterium lactis (B420) which has been clinically shown to reduce fat mass while helping to maintain lean muscle mass without the use of stimulants or harsh synthetic compounds. Our formula contains well-studied live bacterial strains, making it a safe and reputable addition to your nutrition and exercise plan to support your weight management goals.*
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Metabolic syndrome is defined as having three or more of the following:
People with metabolic syndrome are at significantly higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke and developing diabetes than people without the condition. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is steadily increasing worldwide in parallel with rising obesity rates.
High-fiber diets are associated with lower body weight and smaller waist size, better blood fat (lipid) profiles, and lower blood sugar levels. But many people don’t get the recommended 25 to 30 grams of fiber they need each day.
Psyllium, a soluble fiber, can be taken as a supplement. When added to water, it takes on a gelatin-like consistency that may help create a feeling of fullness and decrease cholesterol and glucose absorption. Psyllium tends to cause less bloating and gas than many other fiber supplements since it doesn’t ferment in the intestines as easily.
A review of studies conducted over the past 32 years showed that taking a psyllium supplement helps decrease the risk of developing metabolic syndrome. It seems to improve blood sugar levels, insulin response (how much insulin is released into the bloodstream after a meal), and blood fats. More studies are needed to determine if psyllium can help lower blood pressure and aid in weight loss. “Research to date does support the notion that the consumption of psyllium may provide benefits to many components of metabolic syndrome,” concluded the researchers.
If you have metabolic syndrome, look at it as an opportunity to change the course of your health. There are plenty of things you can do in addition to adding psyllium to your daily regimen. To get out of the risk zone and into well-being:
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Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with or without food.
CAUTION: Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant or lactating women, diabetics, hypoglycemic, and people with known medical conditions should consult their physician prior to taking supplements.