Psyllium Husks are a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber. Psyllium Husks have the ability to swell up to 50 times its initial volume when added to liquid. Psyllium Husks can play an important role in maintaining regularity and gastrointestinal health.
- Natural Source of Soluble Fiber
- Helping Maintain Regularity
As a dietary supplement, take 3 capsules with an 8 oz. glass of liquid, twice a day.
Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Gr8-Dophilus, Triphala and Detox Support.
Psyllium Husk Caps
Serving Size: 3 capsules
|Total Carbohydrates||1.3 g||<1%|
|Dietary Fiber||1.1 g||4%|
|Psyllium Husk Powder (Plantago asiatica) (Seed)||1.5 g (1,500 mg)||*|
|*Daily Value not established|
Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
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*Not intended to diagnose or treat diseases or ailments, and is not reviewed by the FDA.Uses & Indications.
- Lowering Cholesterol
- Natural Laxative
- Relieving Constipation
- Poor Diet
- Colon Disease
- High Cholesterol
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Questions and answers:
Question: Three tablets provide only 4 of daily requirements for dietary fiber. Isn't that minuscule or do I misunderstand something?
- A: The RDA (Recommended Daily Allownace) of fiber for women is 25 grams and 38 grams for men. Surprisngly, the average adults eats only 15 grams per day, making it neccesary for some to supplement with fiber such as Psyllium. It is also important that the daily diet contain some foods high in fiber such as, vegetables, beans, whole grains and nuts. Fiber is necessary for the health of the digestive system and shows positive results for helping lower cholesterol. Supplementing with Psyllium is beneficial in conjunction with a diet consisting of foods high in fiber. Now Foods Psyllium contains 1.1gm in a single serving, taken twice per day doubles the fiber intake.