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rubypeanut 03-05-2010 03:46 AM

Does Metamucil absorb fat from food?
I know fiber lowers cholesterol and can make you "feel full." I was wondering if Metamucil also absorbs fat from food sort of like alli?

Lizzycritter 03-05-2010 04:51 AM

Unfortunately, no. But it does help "clean you out", which can really improve the way you feel. Start out at a low dose and build up your tolerance to it though, especially if you haven't been eating a lot of fruits and veggies. Too much fiber too fast will make you very bloated, gassy, and uncomfortable.

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