The only ingredient in unflavored Benefiber powder is wheat dextrin, a soluble fiber extracted from wheat starch. It is widely used to add fiber to processed foods. Benefiber comes in several different forms, each with a variety of ingredients.Continue Reading
The ingredients in Benefiber's orange powder are wheat dextrin, citric acid, natural orange flavor, potassium citrate, aspartame, gum acacia, acesulfame potassium, maltodextrin, lactose, triglycerides, sucrose acetate isobutyrate, modified cornstarch, yellow 6 and red 40. Benefiber's orange powder is also available with added calcium, which comes in the form of calcium gluconate and calcium lactate.
Benefiber is also available in a chewable or caplet form. The ingredients in Benefiber Fruit Chewables are wheat dextrin, sorbitol, cornstarch, microcrystalline cellulose, dextrates, citric acid, natural and artificial flavor (soy), magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sucralose, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, red 40 lake, yellow 6 lake and blue 1 lake.
The ingredients in Benefiber Caplets are wheat dextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate and colloidal silicon dioxide. Because all three forms of Benefiber contain less than 20 parts per million gluten, they are considered gluten-free.
Benefiber Plus Heart Health Powder is available with added vitamins B-6, B-12 and folic acid and can promote a healthy heart, according to Novartis, the manufacturer of Benefiber. These ingredients are wheat dextrin, modified food starch, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, sodium citrate, citric acid, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sorbic acid and cyanocobalamin.
Most flavors of Benefiber chewables contain phenylalanine, which can trigger allergic reactions in some people.Learn more about Vitamins & Supplements
According to the Metamucil site, Metamucil powder contains psyllium husk, which is a natural soluble fiber derived from Plantago ovata that helps promote digestive and heart health. Citrucel states the active ingredient in its comparable fiber supplement is methylcellulose, an insoluble fiber designed to prevent gas and bloating.Full Answer >
The ingredients of SeroVital include L-Lysine HCI, L-Arginine HCl, Oxo-Proline, N-Acetyl L-Cysteine, L-Glutamine and Schizonepeta powder, notes SeroVital-hgh. SeroVital formula helps increase human growth hormone levels in the human body.Full Answer >
A scoop or two of protein powder is usually added to a liquid such as milk or water, sometimes along with other ingredients, and then blended to create a shake or smoothie. These healthy drinks can then be consumed as part of a meal, or as a convenient meal replacement.Full Answer >
Make slime without glue or Borax by mixing together various combinations and measures of household ingredients such as flour, cornstarch, shampoo and psyllium fiber powder. The consistency and entertainment value that result depend on the recipe.Full Answer >