Psyllium - Help

previous topic · next topic
skurtz913

Joined: Mar 07
Posts: 19

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2008, 10:34
Okay ladies I do need some help with the Psyllium that we put into the LLC... I can not even get down two sips before I gag on the texture. I thought that I had read on ivillage that you can take Psyllium pills do you know if this is fact? If so how many do I take to compensate? I have 500mg capsules!

Thanks in advance for your help!
Smile
We create our tomorrows by what we dream today...
DOOLEY

Joined: Apr 07
Posts: 37

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2008, 10:57
The problem I had with the pills was they stuck in my throat and swelled up. With the psylium husks I recommend put the water in the glass, spoon in the psylium and drink while stirring. I often need to add more water to get the remainder from the bottom of the glass. I do find it hard to get down if it sits even for a second, but if I keep adding water as I am drinking it I can get it down. What a process eh? But I really do best with the psylium in the AM and the Flax seed in the PM.
I use to take 4 capsules... but don't know what you should take.
Oh I also do my psylium in plain water and then drink my cran water after. I have trouble chugging the cranwater fast enough to get the psylium down before it clumps up. (plus I found I was dribbling it on my shirt and then would have to go change and wash out the cranberry before it stained) AS I said "What a process"
BLKFTIND

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2008, 14:04
yes you can get them at GNCNeutral
Ready2move

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 05 Feb 2008, 14:53
My solution to this Fat Flush dilema is to WHISK the psylium husks in 1 cup of cran-water WHILE using a straw to suck it all down. Just make sure to use a larger glass to avoid spilling.

Stirring and drinking at the same time eliminates clumping and it takes 10-20 seconds to drink it all. The only problem I have with this method is that I can get brain freeze if the cran-water is too cold. But you want it cold. . . it's easier that way.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Hormone therapy
I wonder if anyone has any tips for me. I have been following a reasonbly healthy diet for years now - cutting carb, avoiding all processed foods. Lost a few kilo's at the beginning and has been on ...
by patrysmostert on 25 May 17 04:27 AM
Avatar nutrition and Fatsecret perfect combination
Hi Guys ,been reading some of your posts and thought I would share something we as a family have been doing. Its called Avatar Nutrition. Now I have done weightless and did really well but was always ...
by Filthe on 25 May 17 03:14 AM
Need help
SURE! When you go to "add item" in your food diary, and start typing the name, after a couple of characters a little "+ add new food" shows up at the bottom of the window where the ...
by rhills on 24 May 17 06:22 PM
Weight Watcher Points
I do remember when they had the points on here. Man, did it make it considerably easier!
by MightyFull on 24 May 17 08:20 AM
My personal Review On HCG Drops After Having Experience
Are you almost giving up? Obesity and overweight are becoming a serious healthy issues all over the world. Majority of adults who suffer from these conditions are constantly looking for genius ways to ...
by anamikanair on 23 May 17 04:03 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Not2Late
This is a great time to make your own cranwater while they are in season. I get a bag of cranberries for 99 cents here so you are saving bundles; it is however, a little time consuming.
17 Nov 08 for diet Fat Flush Plan