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A 25-year-old female asked:

What is a good supplement for insoluble fiber? id like to drink some every day since it is difficult to get enough in my diet. it would be used to relieve or prevent occasional constipation.

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Dr. Vickie Wilson
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Dextrin and psyllium: Two common fibers are wheat dextrin and pysllium fibers. They are natural fibers. The former comes in a prebiotic form that aids in the growth of good bacteria also helping to aid with constipation.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pharmacist: Your pharmacist can recommend an insoluble fiber supplement. Too much may cause uncomfortable gas buildup and abdominal bloating. Follow the instructions.
Last updated Jul 7, 2020


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