Daily fiber supplement. Each serving adds 3 grams of fiber to your diet. For lowering cholesterol to promote heart health. Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber. Consult a doctor if you are considering use of this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program. Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity. The same great psyllium fiber that consumers have trusted for over 75 years! Helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health.* Promotes digestive health.** Low glycemic index.** Gluten free (less than 20 ppm gluten).* 100% natural psyllium. *See back for information about soluble fiber and heart disease and for information about low glycemic index and gluten. **These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Directions: As a fiber supplement: Adults 12 yrs. & older: 1 rounded teaspoon in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily for daily fiber supplement. 3 times daily for cholesterol lowering to promote heart health. Under 12 yrs.: Consult a doctor. See mixing Directions in Drug Facts. NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 oz (a full glass) of liquid. Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. For treating occasional constipation: Put one dose into an empty glass. Mix this product (child or adult dose) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir. Adults 12 yrs. & older: 1 rounded teaspoon in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12 - 72 hours. 6-11 yrs.: 1/2 adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily. Under 6 yrs.: Consult a doctor. Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine. As your body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating. New Users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary. Each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg. Store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity. Contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber.
Active Ingredients: 1 Rounded Tsp: Calories 20; Total Carb. 5 g; Dietary Fiber 3 g; Soluble Fiber 2 g; Sugars 0 g; Iron 0.6 mg; Sodium < 5 mg; Potassium < 30 mg; Psyllium Husk Approximately 3.4 g
Inactive Ingredients: Citric Acid; Maltodextrin; Each Teaspoon Contains: Potassium 30 mg; Sodium 5 mg
Warnings: Read entire label, including Warnings in Drug Facts. Choking: Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention. Allergy alert: This product may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium. Ask a doctor before use if you have: A sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks. Abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. Stop use and ask a doctor if: Constipation lasts more than 7 days. Rectal bleeding occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. GLUTEN FREE (may contain trace amounts less than 20 ppm). If you have specific dietary needs, you should consult your doctor before consuming this product.
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