Psyllium husk is a prebiotic and an edible soluble fiber. It has been clinically proven to benefit patients with diabetes by improving their colon function and helping to prevent further chronic diseases. It has also been shown to lower cholesterol in patients with mild-to-moderate hypercholesterolemia. Psyllium husk has also been shown to help manage weight by aiding the body’s natural elimination system. In sum, psyllium husk is a healthful alternative to gluten, performing the function of binding ingredients together while also providing many important benefits to help keep the body healthy.
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