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Is Metamucil effective in adding fiber to diet?

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which is the best product to add fiber to the diet..ie: Metamucil, etc
Posted Sun, 24 Aug 2014 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 11 hours later
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Metamucil-very good fiber choice...

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Hi,

Metamucil contains the active ingredient Psyllium. It is a very good fiber choice for constipation problems. However, changes in the diet are the best long-term choice as compared to supplements (such as Mutamucil) which are used for shorter periods of time.

If anything unclear, let me know!
Dr.Klerida
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