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If we’re honest, many of us find it difficult to get enough fiber through our diets alone. Between work and (role) play, the only precious moments we want to be spending in the bathroom are if there’s shower sex involved. Thankfully, acacia fiber is an excellent prebiotic that helps to increase the healthy bacteria in our gut — so we can spend less time pushing out a hard bowel movement and more time enjoying anal sex. From staving off hunger to easing IBS symptoms, there are so many benefits acacia fiber has to offer.
If you want to leave painful toilet trips in the past, keep reading to learn how incorporating acacia fiber into your daily regimen can work wonders for your gut and booty health.
What is Acacia Fiber?
Acacia fiber is a soluble, prebiotic fiber derived from the sap of acacia trees. Acacia trees and shrubs are native to the Sahel Region in Africa, but they also grow in parts of India, Pakistan, and other tropical and desert-like environments.
When made into powder, acacia fiber contains approximately 7 grams of fiber, which provides a powerful boost to your digestive health. Acacia fiber is a soluble fiber, meaning it dissolves in water to form a gel-like substance that slows digestion. This helps to make your stools soft so they’re easier to push out. As a result, douching and other butt prep are a breeze.
Acacia fiber is also referred to as acacia gum or gum arabic, which is an ingredient often used in bread, cereals, and other foods to boost fiber intake. It’s also sold as a dietary supplement pill or powder for its many health benefits. Acacia fiber is gentle on the digestive system to fight diarrhea and constipation without the bloating and gas commonly associated with medication used to treat diarrhea.
The Top 5 Benefits of Acacia Fiber
Acacia fiber can be a miracle worker for your gut and butt health. Read about the many benefits of acacia fiber below.
1. Promotes a Healthier Heart
The high fiber content found in acacia fiber is great for your overall heart health. Increasing your fiber intake results in a reduced risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Studies show that high levels of fiber can also reduce blood pressure.
Specifically adding soluble fiber to your diet (the same type of fiber found in acacia fiber) can help lower cholesterol levels, including your LDLs. This is sometimes referred to as your “bad” cholesterol. High LDL can cause plaque buildup, which can block your arteries and lead to heart attack or stroke.
2. Eases IBS
IBS can affect your quality of life and there isn’t always a one-size-fits-all solution for reducing symptoms. Those with IBS need to be especially cognizant of their fiber intake. If they’re getting too much or too little fiber — their stomachs could pay the price. Certain fibers are fermented quickly, which can lead to gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea.
Thankfully, acacia fiber gets fermented slowly and produces short-chain fatty acids. Your body can use short-chain fatty acids to prevent IBD and balance the gut flora of people with IBD. This leads to less gas and discomfort (both on the toilet and in the bedroom).
3. Supports Gut Health
Acacia fiber works wonders for your gut health by boosting beneficial bacteria. Fiber feeds good bacteria and makes your gut microbes flourish. This helps to create a better barrier in your intestines to keep out harmful bacteria. A diet high in fiber can soften your stools so you can stay regular.
4. Appetite Suppression
Acacia fiber leaves you lasting fuller for longer. Having fiber in the diet prolongs the feeling of hunger since it takes longer to digest. One study found increased feelings of satiety among participants only one hour after consuming gum arabic. Other studies have found that acacia fiber can help suppress appetite for up to 4 hours.
5. Sexual Benefits
It’s no secret that preparation and cleaning are a major part of anal sex. Acacia fiber can help regulate your digestion so you don’t have to wait to get down to business in the bedroom. Avoiding bathroom issues can help you relax — no matter the finger, toy, or penis involved.
How to Use Acacia Fiber
Acacia fiber is available in many different forms. For example:
- Acacia fiber is sold as a powder that can be dissolved in shakes and smoothies
- Acacia fiber can be found in supplementary fiber pills
Whether you already have a diet high in fiber or you’re starting from scratch, we recommend slowly increasing the dosage and following the guidelines on any products you consume.
If you’re shopping for acacia fiber, then you may come across psyllium husk. Psyllium husk is another soluble fiber with similar benefits to acacia fiber, such as improving digestion and alleviating constipation. When combined with acacia fiber, psyllium is extremely beneficial, which is why we incorporate this powerful duo in our Butt & Gut Daily Fiber supplement. The recommended dose is only 2 tablets, compared to the usual 4-6 tablets or capsules needed with supplements that rely solely on psyllium husk fiber alone.
Our Butt & Gut Daily Fiber
Our Butt & Gut Daily Fiber supplement is created with a blend of acacia and psyllium-based fiber to support gut health and assist in prep for that clean, ready-for-anything feeling. It’s created with Fibregum(TM), an all-natural and GMO-free prebiotic with proven health benefits.
In the words of our founder, Dr. Goldstein, this pill “makes you feel ready for sex at the drop of your pants, all while minimizing potential messy residue and supporting your own anal microbiome in a way that everyone can enjoy — tops, bottoms, and everyone in between.”
Learn more about how our new fiber supplement simplifies playtime and experience the benefits acacia fiber can bring you, including a healthier lifestyle and easy prep in the bedroom.
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