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fiber supplements

Post by robertscott » Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:35 pm

what's a good fiber supplement? One that I can add to my shakes

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Post by nygmen » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:55 pm

Phsilium Husk

You are welcome.

1-2 tablespoons a day and your life will never be the same.

The first couple weeks while you are getting used to dosage and it cleans you out can be interesting. Don't go out to eat for a few, unless you aren't a hometown hitter. Because for about a week as soon as I ate I had to go. It was amazing. Pretty much could have eaten lunch on the hopper.

Make sure to get enough liquids.

But really, I can't recommend the stuff enough. I get almost zero protein gas now, and am beyond regular. As soon as my body is done with it, it is coming out.

Such amazing stuff.

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Post by Jungledoc » Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:06 pm

Psyllium...

not that I have much room to criticize others' spelling.

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Post by robertscott » Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:53 am

haha ok nygmen I'll get involved with that, thanks very much

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Post by pdellorto » Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:56 am

What the man said. You can slowly up the dose, you know - start with a teaspoon, work up to 2, then a tablespoon, in shakes.

Metamucil, etc. are just psyllium husks with other stuff added in. I get the Vitamin Shoppe brand because it's the cheapest by weight I found so far.

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Post by Jungledoc » Wed Jun 30, 2010 4:16 pm

pdellorto wrote:What the man said. You can slowly up the dose, you know - start with a teaspoon, work up to 2, then a tablespoon, in shakes.

Metamucil, etc. are just psyllium husks with other stuff added in. I get the Vitamin Shoppe brand because it's the cheapest by weight I found so far.
...and would you WANT anyone to know that you were on Metamucil???

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Post by ApolytonGP » Wed Jun 30, 2010 4:32 pm

Veggies!

solid food > liquid.

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Post by robertscott » Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:46 pm

ApolytonGP wrote:Veggies!

solid food > liquid.
i eat tons of veggies, but I still want to supplement my fiber. Most of the time I don't have time for breakfast so I drink an MRP on my walk to work/uni. A bit of fiber in it'll do me the world of good.

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Post by nygmen » Wed Jun 30, 2010 10:02 pm

Jungledoc wrote:Psyllium...

not that I have much room to criticize others' spelling.
No worries Doc, I appreciate it.

I normally have to google the word before I type it. I got lazy.

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Post by Jungledoc » Wed Jun 30, 2010 10:12 pm

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