health effect of dietary psyllium

Health effects of dietary psyllium

Several studies point to a cholesterol reduction attributed to

a diet that includes dietary fiber such as psyllium. Research

published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

concludes that the use of soluble-fiber cereals is an

effective and well-tolerated part of a prudent diet for the

treatment of mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.

Although the cholesterol-reducing and glycemic-response

properties of psyllium-containing foods are fairly well