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What is BellyCrush?

BellyCrush is a line of high fiber snacks made with yellow pea fiber. 

What is yellow pea fiber?

Yellow pea fiber is a unique fiber from yellow pea hulls. Yellow peas are pulse crop, like lentils or chickpeas, and are grown in Alberta and other regions in Canada and Northern U.S.

Why yellow pea fiber?

Dr. Raylene Reimer (Professor of Nutrition in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary) conducted a randomized, double blinded, placebo controlled study to measure the impact of yellow pea fiber supplementation on metabolic syndrome. In this study, the participants that consumed 15 grams/day of yellow pea fiber in the form of cookies experienced the following:

  • Significant weight loss, with no other intentional changes to their everyday diet
  • Fat loss, while maintaining muscle mass. This is often a challenge in the weight loss process, as people tend to lose lean muscle along with fat when on a diet
  • Improved insulin sensitivity, an important consideration since insulin resistance can contribute to weight gain
  • An increased presence of Lachnospira bacteria. This is significant as it drops markedly with weight gain, but its abundance is linked to weight loss
  • An increased presence of short-chain fatty acid metabolites linked with a healthy weight
  • A decreased presence of fatty acids aligned with weight gain
  • Elevated ketone bodies that help to suppress appetite, such as acetoacetate, 2-hydoxybutyrate, and 3-hydroxybutyrate
  • Lowered triglycerides and LDL cholesterol
Learn more about the findings of this study in Clinical Nutrition and The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 

 

Who is MPowrx?

MPowrx is a health and wellness company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. MPowrx is the parent company behind Good Morning Snore Solution and BellyCrush. The company manufactures products in the United States and Canada, and distributes from centers in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. MPowrx is committed to bringing innovative, clinically proven wellness solutions to market, and focuses on improving overall wellness for a better quality of life. For more information on the MPowrx Family of products visit www.mpowrx.com, www.goodmorningsnoresolution.com and www.bellycrush.com