When Is The Best Time To Take Fiber


“I’d say when you’re hungry,” says Dr. Cederquist. “But I have seen people benefit from fiber earlier in the day, too.”

In a study published last year, researchers found that a daily dose of psyllium husk powder supplements could improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in patients with no history of constipation or diarrhea before they started taking the supplement compared to those who did not take it. The research also showed that women had fewer symptoms if they took high doses of fiber along with their meds for endometriosis and breast cancer prevention medications—which were designed to reduce these issues by slowing down stool production—and this led them to be less likely to experience side effects from their medications. In another paper published in 2016, researchers found that individuals who consumed more dietary fiber had a lower risk of developing gallstones than those consuming less fiber after controlling for other factors such as age and sex. Fiber may help prevent gall stones by improving your digestion and helping your body make hormones necessary for regulating cholesterol levels (1). Keep Reading Below Another recent study suggests adding soluble fibers like pectin-rich fruits can help lower blood sugar levels without affecting insulin sensitivity or glucose tolerance (2), which is important because diabetes causes an estimated 70 million deaths worldwide each year (3). A diet rich in fruit can also lead to weight loss without needing extra exercise, since many foods high in fat are low on the glycemic index spectrum meaning they don’t