Now Foods, Psyllium Husk Fiber, Orange-Flavored, 12 oz (340 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Intestinal Health
- Excellent Source of Soluble Fiber
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Helps Maintain Regularity
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Product
- GMP Quality Assured
Soluble fiber from foods such as Psyllium Husk, as a part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. One serving of NOW Psyllium Husk Fiber supplies 2 grams of the 7 grams of soluble fiber from psyllium husk necessary per day to have this effect.
Psyllium is a true dietary fiber, even though it is classified by some as a laxative or mucilaginous fiber, and is a convenient way to increase intake of dietary fiber because of its high mucilage content. This bulking agent swells considerably when added to liquid, which can help to support gastrointestinal transit time. This bulking action and healthy transit time can play an important role in maintaining healthy gastrointestinal function.
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 heaping teaspoon into at least 12 oz of water or juice and consume immediately. Be sure to drink plenty of additional fluids throughout the day. Start with smaller amounts and gradually increase over several weeks. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Gr8-Dophilus, Triphala and Detox Support.
Rice maltodextrin, natural orange flavor, beta-carotene, citric acid and beet powder.
Contains soy derivative. Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
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 swallowing difficulties occur.
|Serving Size: 1 Heaping Teaspoon (5.8 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 58|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate||5 g||2%*|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%*|
|Insoluble Fiber||0.45 g||†|
|Soluble Fiber||2 g||†|
|Psyllium Husks (Plantago ovata)||3.4 g (3,400 mg)||†|
|Stevia rebaudiana (leaf) Extracts||110 mg||†|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
††Fiber is not digested, thus has no caloric effect.
I've used psyllium fiber for more than 10 years. I've tried different brands, and now I have definetely found the brand that I am sticking with! No sugar, yet the beet powder makes is sweet. Now Foods is a name that I trust.
I purchased this product as I was unhappy with another named brand. I was attracted to the Now Foods product as it contains no artificial ingredients. The taste of fiber products can be an issue. This was the case with the previous product I used. The Now Foods Psyllium Husk Fiber has a great taste and is easy to consume. I recommend this product to anyone who needs a great tasting fiber supplement.
Value for money
Posted by Reviewer1080094 on Sep 09, 2013
It really helps me feel lighter:-)
Psyllium Husk Fiber
Posted by 5298717915449524587 on Aug 10, 2013
Health benefits of fiber have lower blood cholesterol levels, help maintain insulin levels and reduce the risk of colon cancer and breast cancer. Fiber also allow better digestion and may prevent overeating as contributing to the reduction of desire for food.Well they drink because they do not irritate the throat (tonsillectomy, for example)
Has maltodextrin and sugar!
Posted by Reviewer1177329 on Nov 27, 2012
I was looking at the nutritional breakdown of this product and plain psyllium and I realized that only 50% of the carbs are fiber whereas the plain psyllium is nearly 100% fiber. The rest is maltodextrin and sugar from the beet powder. Maltodextrin actually has a HIGHER glycemic index than sugar! Which means it's worse than sugar.
The best Fiber
Posted by Reviewer1582306 on Jan 16, 2012
We have used this fiber for a few years. We love the taste and the quality.