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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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Results agree with those of Mehta et al [43] in psyllium husk incorporated chicken patties during refrigerated storage.
The classic Colon Cleanse line featuring psyllium husk is still the No.
In the present premises, the RNT floats were composed of fractions disengaged from Psyllium husk gel and studied for their gastroretentive profile.
Its action is comparable to psyllium husk and ground flaxseed for relieving constipation, because of its viscous substance.
From cocktails to soups and salads, these recipes look tasty as well as quick and easy, although a few rely on harder-to-find ingredients like coconut oil, stevia, almond milk, and psyllium husk.
Each morning drink psyllium husk dissolved in fruit juice to prevent constipation.
These authors administered 5.1 g of psyllium husk fiber during 8 weeks twice a day half an hour before breakfast and dinner, to patients with type 2 diabetes whose diabetes was controlled with diet plus metformin or glibenclamide.
Eating more soluble fiber (found in oats, oat bran, and psyllium husk) also will help manage LDL.
MediNu tritionals has also launched Patient One C-Cleanse, a comprehensive fiber-based cleansing and colon health formula that contains 5,000 mg of psyllium husk powder as well as a proprietary Cleanse Blend that includes papaya, peppermint, buckthorn, celery seed, bayberry root, rose hips and apple pectin powders to support the body's ability to rid itself of accumulated toxins.
Psyllium mucilage obtained from psyllium husk is white fibrous hydrophilic material that forms clear colorless mucilaginous gel by absorbing water.
The authors found that psyllium husk could be used as a laxative in some CAPD patients; however, psyllium husk substituted laxatives for only three patients, whilst other patients needed psyllium husk and lower doses of another laxative.
21 October 2011 - CRISIL on Thursday gave B+ ratings with a "stable" outlook to the INR50m (USD1m/EUR725,000) cash credit and INR100m working capital demand loan of Indian psyllium husk manufacturer Zamzam Exports Ltd.