Now Foods, Psyllium Husk Caps, 700 mg, 180 Capsules
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0.53 lbs (0.24 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-05973
- UPC Code: 733739059734
- Package Quantity: 180 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.9 x 2.9 x 5.2 in, 0.45 lbs (0.2 kg)
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- Intestinal Health
- With 50 mg of Apple Pectin
- Helps Maintain Regularity
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP Quality Assured
Psyllium is a natural plant fiber imported from India.
Surveys have shown that the fiber content of the American diet is typically about half of government recommended levels. Psyllium Husks can be a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber. It has the ability to swell up to 50 times its initial volume when added to liquid. This bulking action can play an important role in maintaining regularity and gastrointestinal health.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 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.
Gelatin (capsule), magnesium stearate (vegetable source), stearic acid (vegetable source) and silica.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Take this product as recommended. Without drinking enough liquid the product may swell in the throat, causing blockage or choking. Avoid use if you ever had esophageal narrowing or swallowing difficulties.
|Serving Size: 2 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate||1.2 g||<1%*|
|Dietary Fiber††||1.0 g||4%*|
|Psyllium Husk Powder (Plantago asiatica) (Seed)||1.4 g (1,400 mg)||†|
|Apple Pectin||100 mg||†|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
††Fiber is not digested, therefore this product has no caloric effect.
iHerb Customer Reviews
These caps are great for adding fiber to your daily intake. However, this is one supplement to be careful not to take too much of as I have learned the hard way. Take as directed is the perfect dose, 2 in the morning and 2 at night. Thinking that fibers are good for you and taking too much can result in the temporary blockage of your colon and hence lodging the food you eat afterwards in your stomach and result in a terrible nausea becasue food cannot be passed down.
I like the fact that apple pectin is included in this psyllium husk cap. Specifically, because it binds with aluminum.