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Buddy Bear Fiber

Buddy Bear Fiber for Kids: ǂ

  • Helps support healthy digestion and elimination ǂ
  • Promotes healthy blood sugar levels and less snacking ǂ
  • All-natural, gentle acacia and larch fiber types
  • Delicious cherry chewable kids love!

Children's Supplements—Fiber Diet Program

Most of us think of low fiber intake as an elderly-person-problem, not something that kids struggle with. The truth is that many kids in America are not getting enough fiber in their diets. This is concerning for a variety of reasons. Fiber is just as important as getting enough vitamins and protein from food.

Fiber doesn’t help kids grow muscle or bone tissue but it does:

  • Help keep blood sugar and insulin levels more steady and offset the spiking that can happen with carbohydrate-dense foods
  • Help maintain regular, healthy bowel movements—many more children are constipated than we imagine, and constipation takes a heavy toll on the growing body
  • Help manage hunger and excessive snacking, especially for sweets
  • Help keep cholesterol levels healthy
  • Help keep the digestive system “clean” by sweeping it of debris and toxin build-up

How Much Fiber for Kids?

Are our kids getting enough fiber in their food? Unfortunately, no. The Standard American Diet (SAD) has trickled down to become our kids’ diet as well. This diet is low in fiber-rich foods such as raw vegetables, fruit, and whole grains. Kids today eat a large quantity of processed foods, almost all of which are low in fiber. Our cereal producers are very concerned with calling out vitamin and calcium content, but what about essential fiber?

Here is a list of the Reference Daily Intake for children and fiber:

  • Age 1-3: 19g daily
  • Age 4-8: 25g daily
  • Age 8-13: boys 31g, girls 26g
  • Age 14-18: boys 38g, girls 26g

These numbers may not seem high until you do a daily tally of your child’s fiber intake. Unless your child is eating a lot of vegetables, fruits, and whole grain cereals/pastas he or she is probably not be getting enough fiber.

What Does Fiber Do?

Fiber is a no-calorie complex carbohydrate that comes in two forms, soluble fiber and insoluble fiber.

  • Soluble fiber, which dissolves and breaks down in water, is the fiber type that helps to regulate blood sugar levels, slow the absorption of sugar after meals, and helps remove unwanted toxins from the digestive tract. Soluble fiber can be found in foods such as apples, barley, beets, carrots, cranberries, lentils, oat bran, oranges, peaches, and peas.
  • Insoluble fiber, which does not break down in water, is the fiber type known as “roughage.” This fiber is the scrubber and bulking agent that moves food along the digestive tract and helps maintain regular bowel movements. Good sources of insoluble fiber include cauliflower, fax seed, fruit and potato skins, wheat bran, and whole grain breads, cereals, and pasta.

Fiber is an assistive nutrient in that it promotes healthy digestion, detoxification, and healthy blood glucose levels. It is a very important nutrient and should not be underestimated for its nutritional part in keeping kids healthy.

Buddy Bear Fiber for Kids

Buddy Bear Fiber supplement is designed with a nutrient-conscious parent in mind and a child’s taste at heart. This supplement is made with all-natural larch and acacia fiber, two healthy, taste-free fibers that disappear into the naturally flavored cherry crush experience of a Buddy Bear chewable.

Buddy Bear Fiber is a great way to help your child:

  • Stay regular by supporting healthy bowel elimination ǂ
  • Snack less by helping to manage hunger and regulate blood sugar levels ǂ

It tastes so good kids don’t think of it as a supplement, and yet it contains no artificial sugars or corn syrup, and no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. It’s ideal for kids 2 and over as part of their high fiber, whole foods diet. Try Buddy Bear Fiber for kids today!