FIBER CHOICE® 220g

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Nestlé Health Science

FIBER CHOICE is the smart choice for digestive health. FIBER CHOICE is a prebiotic fibre containing 100% partially hydrolysed guar gum (PHGG) to support individuals with gut transit disorders such as constipation and diarrhoea.1,2

FIBER CHOICE:

  • Contains 100% PHGG
  • Is a natural, soluble prebiotic fibre that helps promote growth of beneficial bacteria1,2
  • Is low FODMAP*†, gluten free, suitable for lactose intolerance and plant-based diets
  • PHGG does not change the taste, smell, and texture, and mixes easily with foods and fluids.3

FIBER CHOICE is simple to use and easy to incorporate into daily routine.

FIBER CHOICE is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of disturbed function of the colon in people with diarrhoea and constipation, for nutrient resorption and excretion.

*FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols) are short-chain carbohydrates that can be poorly absorbed in the small intestine resulting in abdominal pain, bloating, gas, constipation and/or diarrhoea.

†Monash University Low FODMAP CERTIFIED food. One serve of this product is low in FODMAP.

References: 1. Rao TP, Quartarone G. Nutrition 2019;59:158-169. 2. Slavin J. Nutrition 2003;19:549-4-552. 3.Yoon SJ et al. J Clin Biochem Nutr 2008; 42(1):1-7.

Clinical Indications

For the dietary management of:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ingredients

Partially hydrolysed guar gum (PHGG).

Gluten free. Suitable for lactose intolerance.

No added sugars, colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives.

Usage

Simple to use and easy to incorporate into your daily routine. No flavour, texture or smell.

DIRECTIONS FOR ORAL USE

  • Mix one level tablespoon of FIBER CHOICE in 200mL of liquid or 150g of food
  • Stir until powder is fully dissolved
  • It can be stirred into any non-carbonated liquids (water, coffee, fruit juice) or thicker preparations (yoghurt, soup) warm or cold
  • Do not consume powder alone. Mix with fluid or food
  • 1 level tablespoon contains 5g powder = 4.3g of dietary fibre.

DIRECTIONS FOR PEG* USE

  • Mix one level tablespoon of FIBER CHOICE in 200mL of water**
  • Stir until powder is fully dissolved. Administer the liquid mixture via the PEG as directed by the healthcare professional
  • When FIBER CHOICE is administered via a PEG, it is important to flush the feeding tube before and after the addition of the liquid mixture containing FIBER CHOICE
  • 1 level tablespoon = 1 serve = 5g powder = 4.3g of dietary fibre.

NB: If on a fluid restriction, it is possible to add 1 tablespoon of FIBER CHOICE to less liquid. The minimum amount of liquid is 100mL.

* Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy.

** If the liquid mixture is to be administered as a bolus via an enteral feeding syringe, fresh tap water can be used to mix the FIBER CHOICE. However, if the patient is immunosuppressed, boiled, cooled tap water should be used instead.

RECOMMENDED DAILY INTAKE: It is recommended to use FIBER CHOICE by gradually adjusting the intake to the individual’s needs as advised by a healthcare professional.

Start with 1 level tablespoon per day. Depending on the individual response, it is advised to increase the daily intake gradually without exceeding the maximum recommended amount of 4 level tablespoons (20g) per day.

Ensure fluid intake is increased as daily intake increases. Always consult with your healthcare professional.

FIBER CHOICE can be used long-term and reinitiated whenever required.

STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place and use within 8 weeks of opening. All prepared products should be tightly covered and consumed within 4 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Use under medical supervision. Only suitable from 3 years onwards.

Nutritional information

FIBER CHOICE® 220g

Servings Per Pack: 44 Serving Size: 5g

Average Quantity Per Serve

Average Quantity Per 100g

 Energy (kJ)

 42

 837

 Energy (kcal)

 10

 200

 Protein (g)

 0.05

 1

 Fat, Total (g)

 0

 0

    - Saturated (g)

 0

 0

 Carbohydrate (g)

 0.3

 6

    - Sugars (g)

 0.3   

 6

       - Lactose (g)

 <0.005

 <0.1

 Dietary Fibre, Total (g)

 4.3

 86

    - Prebiotic Fibre (g)

 4.3

 86

 Sodium (mg)

 6.5

 130

 Potassium (mg)

 14

 280

 Gluten (mg/kg)

 Nil Detected

 Nil Detected