Getting enough fiber on the Anabolic Diet
- 07-22-2011, 12:23 PM
- 07-22-2011, 12:46 PM
For foods, definitely start with upping your fibrous and green veggie intake. For an additional supplement, I actually use the knock-off metamucil Fiber Therapy (I think it's Equate or something) as well. It's primarily psyllium seed husk and comes in a big jug and, at least for me, makes a noticeable difference when taken regularly.
- 07-22-2011, 01:16 PM
07-24-2011, 06:52 PM
I really like Myogenix ProFiber. Good fiber sources with probiotics and digestive enzymes included. It's also unflavored so you can add it to anything.
Serious Nutrition Solutions rep
07-24-2011, 07:00 PM
07-29-2011, 01:46 PM
Is everyone forgetting about pumpkin seeds? Below is the breakdown for the unsalted variety... I am getting ready to start the AD on Monday and one of the first things I thought of to remedy the fiber cut was pumpkin seeds.
Serving size: 1/3 cup or 37g
Fat 13g (2.5g from saturated fats)
Carbs 9g (7g from fiber and 3g from other 0g from sugars)
Like a BOSS!
07-31-2011, 11:08 PM
08-02-2011, 10:09 PM
My fiber sources were mostly nuts and vegetables. Ground flax seeds were very beneficial to me as well... I would always mix a tablespoon or two into my big leafy green salads. That and shelled Hemp seeds (which I have recently fallen in love with). I wouldn't usually even count the carbs I got from veggies and nuts towards my total since they are practically negligible when you consider the other excellent health benefits you receive from them.
08-03-2011, 08:33 AM
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