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husk

1
the external green or membranous covering of certain fruits and seeds

husk

2
bronchitis in cattle, sheep, and goats, usually caused by lungworm infestation

husk

[həsk]
(botany)
The outer coat of certain seeds, particularly if it is a dry, membranous structure.
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The classic Colon Cleanse line featuring psyllium husk is still the No.
Psyllium husk can be used as a laxative in some CAPD patients.
1 grams of psyllium husk twice a day saw improvements in blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
ITC's Ashirwad multigrain atta includes different grains, such as wheat, soya, oat, maize and psyllium husk that provide essential vitamins and help digestion.
To determine how suitable fiber might be to substitute for fat in chiffon cakes, scientists at Indiana University substituted oat bran and psyllium husk at 0% levels in a control, and at 25%, 50% and 75% levels of the fat by weight in other samples.
Food sources of soluble Fiber include oat and oat bran, dried beans and peas, nuts, barley, flax seed, oranges, apples, carrots, and psyllium husk, among others.
Taking milk thistle and psyllium husk together during cleansing furthers the benefits, and more bile-rich mucoid material is eliminated.
With attention to this multifactorial, brain-gut interplay, a combination product of psyllium husk, guar gum seed extract, citrus pectin, marshmallow root, probiotics and melatonin was tested in a randomized, single-blind, two phase study in 20 volunteer subjects with IBS.
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offers Dieter's Detox, which includes several cleansing ingredients: chromium, which is involved with metabolism; chitosan, a fiber that "soaks up" fat; white bean extract, which reduces fat mass; psyllium husk, a dietary fiber; and detox water blend, which eliminates excess water.
Some of the teas include all-natural medicinal ingredients such as psyllium husk, which provides fiber.
The fiber supplement contains 100 percent fiber from psyllium husk, a good thing considering the National Academy of Science suggests that an average person consume 21 to 38 grams of total fiber each day or seven grams of soluble fiber from psyllium.