One dose of Frutin contains 400mg of fruit fibres, also called pectin. This is the substance you find in fruit jelly. When Frutin is chewed and dissolved in water, these fruit fibres swell up and form a layer in the upper part of the stomach. This layer protects the mucous membranes around the oesophagus, because the acid from the stomach can no longer come into contact with and irritate the delicate and often damaged mucous membranes. This is how you avoid heartburn and stinging pain!
A dose of Frutin also contains 800mg of natural Dolomite calcium which is acid neutralising. It gives the protective layer of pectin a pH-value of above 3.5, scientifically established as the acidity value at which irritation is not being caused to damaged mucous membranes.
Calcium helps to neutralise acid, however the dosage in Frutin is such that it doesn't effect the whole content of the stomach but simply forms a barrier in the upper part. The acid remaining in the lower part of the stomach is not neutralised and in consequence food continues to be digested in the usual way.
Frutin is available from selected Boots the Chemist, Holland & Barrett, selected Tesco, selected Lloyds, most Waitrose and independent healthfood stores.
For further information please call our Customer helpline on Freephone 0800 389 1255.
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