If this grain is so important to good health that doctors recommend it in the form of such products as Metamucil and Fiberall
for their non-fiber-eating patients, why not incorporate it in the cereal bowl?
Andy Schwartzman recommends fruit-flavored Fiberall
powder or Metamucil.
Take two doses of psyllium, found in sugar-free Metamucil or Fiberall
The United States is the world's largest importer of psyllium, with more than 60% going to pharmaceutical firms to make products like Fiberall
, Metamucil, and Perdiem, which can be recommended to patients with suspected IBS.
Bulk formers (like Citrucel, Fiberall
, FiberCon, Konsyl, Metamucil, and Serutan) absorb water in the intestine and make the stool softer and bulkier.