A 37-year-old member asked:
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is psyllium husk a grain?

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Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Psyllium is a seed and the seed and husk (outer shell) is used as a source of soluble fiber. It is not a grain.
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
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Yes.: It's not habit forming and is an excellent source of fiber.
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See below: It is a naturalsource of fiber, it bulks uo the stool.To hrlp with good bowel movement. Need to take it with adequate water.
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You could...: But it will alter the texture of your food.

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