Now Foods, Grapefruit Fiber, 1 lb. (454 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Intestinal Health
- 100% Pure
- A Dietary Supplement
NOW® 100% Pure Grapefruit Fiber is a good source of dietary fiber. Food surveys have shown that the fiber content of the American diet is typically half of government recommended levels. Grapefruit fiber powder can be a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber, especially soluble fiber.
Thoroughly mix or blend 1 tablespoon into at least 8-12 oz of water, juice or other beverage and drink immediately. Grapefruit Fiber can be consumed several times a day, preferably before meals or at bedtime. Always be sure to drink additional water or other fluids throughout the day.
100% Pure Grapefruit Fiber.
Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and obstruct your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
|Serving Size: 1 TBSP (5 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 91|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV*|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrates||4.0 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||3.0 g||12%|
|Soluble Fiber||2.0 g|
|Not a significant source of saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron.|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
|Calories per gram:|
|Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4|
I seem to be very allergic to the usual fiber supplements containing psyllium. I find this grapefruit pectin to be very good, I usually blend it with apple juice to improve the taste and then it is really very good and easy to drink - I use a big heaped tablespoon in 8oz of juice. It works very well as a fiber supplement but also the grapefruit seems to have an excellent effect as well. It seems to improve the condition of my tongue. It's one of the few products I use that I can really notice a direct benefit from and anti-inflammatory response after taking it.
It has a tan color and the taste is medium or acceptable. I like this because I eat grapefruit daily and I process it(white rind and fruit) in a food processor, however sometimes it is too juicy and high glycemic so I will add this fiber to thicken and lower the glycemic index. This contains pectin which of coarse is good for detox, etc. I like the container type and size.
Posted by Reviewer1417983 on Jul 29, 2010
I try to vary the kind of fiber I use and use this grapefruit fiber even though it is extremely bitter. It's convenient to use as it blends fairly easily in juice. I've found that putting it in grapefruit juice takes the bitterness down a few notches perhaps because of the grapefruit juice's bitter sweetness. It's also economical.
Posted by Reviewer3079913 on Jul 25, 2010
I am very pleased.I was a little bitter but convened. I very early results but when they have them share
Posted by Reviewer2180036 on Apr 16, 2010
The taste is terrible. It is too bitter even when I mix it with juices. I am going to buy gelatin capsules so I can take it in pill form.
Posted by Reviewer2603048 on Sep 29, 2008
great mixed in blender w/ frozen berries and whey protein powder