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Learn About Pectin’s Potential Benefits

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  • Pectin is a mixture of indigestible polysaccharides, so it cannot be digested by the body in its natural form
  • Fresh fruit juice made from fresh, organically grown and GMO-free fruits is also a good source of pectin. Real fruit juice, not sugar-loaded varieties, contains pectin that binds to naturally occurring methanol present in the fruit

It's been emphasized for many years that fiber, whether soluble or insoluble, is an important component of a person's diet because of its effects toward overall health. Pectin is a type of beneficial fiber that's mainly found in apples, although other fruits and vegetables have traces of it too. Pectin is also available as a supplement. If you're wondering how you can benefit from pectin, read this article to know more about what it is, how much you should be taking and what are its potential side effects.

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