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Does nutralite fiber intake daily is safe for health?

Jun 2015
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Does nutralite fiber intake daily is safe for health??
Because i had constipation and from the day i started nutralite fiber i had never face it again but i want to know is that should i continue its use or stop it.
Because i think if i stop i will cause constipation.
Know i am taking two times with meal.
And from 4 months
So answer me what to do know
Continue with fiber or do anything else?
Buy the way since few months i am exercising a lot and drinking plenty of water suggested by my doctor
Posted Thu, 17 Oct 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Polash Sannigrahi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Use naturally occurring source of dietary fibers

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX,

Thanks for your query.

Though there is lack of literature evidence regarding side effects of nutralite fiber on long term usage.
But, it is always advisable to use naturally occurring source of dietary fibers (which act as a bulk laxative, absorb water from the Gastrointestinal tract, softens stool & prevents constipation) as compared to the commercially prepared ones.

The thought that you will have constipation after stoppage of nutralite fiber is purely a psychological one.
In the absence of any systemic pathology, constipation is mainly caused due to sedentary lifestyle, lack of adequate hydration & intake of less fiber XXXXXXX foods.
And as you have mentioned in your post that you are doing regular exercise & maintaining the hydration status of the body, the symptoms of constipation may not arise at all.

Wishing you a good health.
Take care.
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