Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement

Monday, February 9, 2015

     Finally, I'll be sharing my thoughts on Megafiber Psyllium fiber supplement. If you're a long time reader of this blog, prolly you know that I had bouts of constipation after giving birth. Yes, constipation is a part of pregnancy, it is common because of the increase progesterone in the body and it relaxes the muscle including the digestive track. The battle with constipation continues after giving birth. I've tried different kinds of laxative and medicine to help ease constipation but only a few have worked.

     I also veered away from those medicines because laxatives should not be taken for a long period of time because of the side-effects so I have to look for a natural supplement in order to help me pass out the stool in my body naturally. No bloating, painful tummy or cramps and flatulence. I've tried 2 brands of psyllium fiber before and I'm quiet satisfied with the results BUT I became most satisfied with MEGAFIBER. Wanna know why? Click CONTINUE READING to know more about this food supplement and my honest to goodness thoughts about the product.
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement
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According to MEGAFIBER'S website:

     Eating the right amount of fiber has been historically proven to have a wide range of health benefits. Fiber not just promotes general wellness and digestive health, it also lowers the risk of acquiring many life-threatening diseases. 

     Fiber—along with adequate fluid intake—moves quickly and relatively easily through your digestive tract and helps it function properly. 
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement
 Nutrition Facts (Serving size 7.5 g, Serving size per sachet 1)
Calories 30
Calories from fat 0
Dietary fiber per 7.5 g 7.0 g
Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
Total Fat 0 g
Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 g

     Psyllium fiber, a good source of functional fiber 3 that contains a high level of soluble fiber, and is the only ingredient in MEGAFIBER, a food supplement. 
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement
     Psyllium is a soluble fiber that is derived from the seeds of the plant Genus Plantago, with the husk being the outer coat of the seeds. It is also referred to as Isabgol or Isapagula husk. The species P. psyllium and P. ovale are commercially grown in India, Pakistan, and in countries in Europe and the former Soviet Union. Psyllium products are grown for their mucilage content. Mucilage describes the clear, colorless gelling agents derived from plants which are able to increase in volume upon absorbing water. 
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement

     MEGAFIBER is made from 100% pure Psyllium fiber plant-material considered nature’s most effective soluble fiber. 

     MEGAFIBER has no additives or laxatives, no preservatives, no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners.     

     Fiber supplements like MEGAFIBER can do these wonders on daily intake:
  • Improves digestive health and bowel regularity.
  • Reduces absorption of fat.
  • Maintains healthy cholesterol for a healthy heart.
  • Sustains healthy blood sugar.
     I've been taking MEGAFIBER everyday. Once or twice a day 30 minutes before breakfast and/or 30 minutes before dinner. I drink lots of water too! To sum it up, it's been 2 years since I've discovered this brand. 

     A side note: I'm already drinking psyllium fiber after giving birth, that's year 2009 to be exact. No Megafber yet but another brand of fiber. I had a salpingectomy operation last 2012. When I was in the operation room, I heard the doctors saying that my intestines are clean. It's a pre-operation order not to eat and drink 10-12 hours before the operation. Drinking fiber may have helped me with the 'clean intestines'? Feel free to comment if you're a medical expert. Thank you!
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement
size: 7.5 grams
Also available travel pack box of 30 sachets
300 g bottle
500 g pouch

price: 10 php (Around $0.40+)

place bought: San Roque Supermarket Novaliches
Available at all leading drugstores and Mercury Drug nationwide.

instructions for use: Add contents or one heaping tablespoon in a half glass of water or juice, stir quickly and drink immediately. Drink an extra glass of water soon after.
If fiber gels, just spoon it or add more water. 

It is recommended to drink 6-8 glasses of water a day. Regular daily intake of MEGAFIBER is recommended ideally during breakfast. See your medical practitioner
if problem persist. 

You can also add MEGAFIBER to your rice or cereals to increase fiber content.

ingredients: Imported Psyllium fiber (100% all natural plant material)
Product Review: MEGAFIBER Psyllium Fiber Supplement
This is how I drink Megafiber, I drink a glass of this one or twice a day. Before breakfast and before dinner. After mixing it with water, I drink it immediately so that it will be easier to swallow as it becomes gel-like after a minute.
What I like:
  • The price- the most affordable psyllium fiber food supplement  because it contains more content than competition brands in the market today. I've tried 2 brands of psyllium fiber before and those have only 5 grams per sachet. 
  • The packaging- contains all the information you need to know about the product.
  • Megafiber is cholesterol-free, yeast and gluten-free.
  • Megafiber has fourteen times more fiber than oatmeal and other cereals.
  • It really made my bowel movement easy and regular.
  • No bloating or other stomach irritations.
  • After years of drinking Megafiber, (yes I've been drinking this food supplement for 2 years now) I've maintain my pre-pregnancy weight.
  • After drinking a glass of Megafiber, my stomach feels full so there's a tendency I eat little and crave less sweets.
  • Easy to use.
  • No unpleasant smell.
  • Comes in convenient sizes. There's a sachet, a box of 30 sachet's, in a bottle and plastic pouch.
  • There's a batch, manufacturing and expiry date printed on the package.
What I don't like:
  • Availability- it's always OSS (out of stock) :(
  • First time drinkers would have a hard time swallowing the product if you'll just mix it with plain water. 
Will I repurchase: YES! It's already a mainstay in my diet because I drink it everyday.

     I give this a 5/5 rating. A perfect score because of the price and the content it has plus the benefits like maintaining my weight, making me crave less for sweets and for making bowel movement easy. If you're a first time drinker of psyllium husk, it is recommended to take it during breakfast. Add this on your cereals or mix it with your favorite drinks.

     If you prefer on mixing it with water, I suggest you drink it immediately so that it will not be hard to swallow because it forms into a gel-like mixture in less than 1 minute. Always drink 6-8 glasses of water everyday once you're taking Megafiber.

Have you tried taking fiber supplements? What's your method of taking it? Kindly share your experience on the comment section below. Thank you for dropping by!

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DISCLAIMER: This review is not paid or sponsored. I purchased the product with my own money. The opinion expressed here are my honest opinion about the product. What works for me may not work for  you or vice versa.

1 comment

  1. I think we need to really start adopting a healthier lifestyle . And by using such product, we may achieve it.


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