psyllium husk


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husk

 [husk]
an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds.
psyllium husk the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species; used as a bulk-forming laxative.

psyllium husk

the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species, used as a bulk-forming laxative.
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For crust color, the 75% psyllium husk samples was the only treatment that was darker than the control.
Kellogg reports more than 70 clinical studies have been conducted on the cholesterol-lowering benefits of soluble fiber from either psyllium husk or whole oats.
2 In a different, larger bowl, combine the gluten-free flour, xanthan gum, yeast, salt and psyllium husk powder.
Psyllium husks and flax seeds are bulk-forming agents that absorb water, soften stool, and increase stool weight and the number of bowel movements per day.
Branded under the Smooth Move name, Smooth Move Fiber features the active ingredient organic psyllium husk USP and comes in powder, whole-husk and capsule forms.
Psyllium husk helps to maintain gastrointestinal function.
Psyllium husk is also added to juices to stop sugars from entering the bloodstream too quickly.
Ensemble(tm) is the first family of foods containing natural soluble fiber from psyllium husk or whole oats.
Smooth Move Fiber products (which utilize organic psyllium husk USP as their active ingredient) come in powder, whole husk and capsule forms.
for instance, incorporates a soluble fiber called hemicellulose, derived from a natural fiber grain called psyllium husk, in its Colon Cleanse line of products.
Ingredients: The active "functional ingredients" responsible for the efficacy of the new FOSHU products approved this year include 23 using indigestible dextrin dietary fiber and another five using psyllium husk fiber.