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Psyllium Husk is a natural herbal supplement derived from the plant Plantago ovata. It is a soluble fiber that absorbs water and forms a gel-like substance in the digestive tract.

Psyllium Husk has numerous health benefits, including promoting regular bowel movements, improving digestion, lowering cholesterol, and aiding in weight loss.

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Time Commitment

Few minutes

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How to Do It

It is recommended to take it with plenty of water or other liquids to avoid constipation. It can also be added to smoothies or food. The recommended daily dose is 2-5 grams. Be sure to consult your physician before use.

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Required Equipment

Psyllium husk powder and a glass of water or juice.

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  • Promotes regular bowel movements
  • Improves digestion
  • Reduces cholesterol levels
  • Aids in weight loss
  • May help regulate blood sugar levels

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Why it works

Psyllium Husk absorbs water and forms a gel-like substance in the digestive tract. This gel-like substance slows down the digestive process and promotes regular bowel movements.

Psyllium Husk also helps lower cholesterol levels by reducing the absorption of dietary cholesterol in the intestines.

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Possible Side Effects

Psyllium husk is generally safe to consume, but some people may experience digestive discomfort such as bloating or gas. It is important to drink plenty of water when consuming psyllium husk to avoid constipation.

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Other fiber supplements or probiotics may also aid in digestion and gut health.

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  • Start with a small dose and gradually increase to the recommended dose to avoid digestive discomfort.
  • Drink plenty of water when consuming psyllium husk to avoid constipation.
  • Consult a healthcare provider before taking psyllium husk if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

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Supporting Studies and Articles

  1. The Effect of Psyllium Fibre on LDL-C, Non-HDL-C, and Apolioprotein-B: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03346733
  2. The Effect of Psyllium Husk on Intestinal Microbiota in Constipated Patients and Healthy Controls.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6358997/
  3. The right fiber for the right disease: an update on the psyllium seed husk and the metabolic syndrome.https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20616745/ 

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