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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#21  Postby UncertainSloth » May 20, 2020 2:09 pm

the 27% of fibre is in 100g - the 11 is grams is in a 40g serving/average bowl, which would be approximately 27% by my reckoning

this may explain things
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#22  Postby Alan B » May 20, 2020 2:15 pm

That would make sense, but 'Show product details' here, it states 11g of fibre per 100g serving.
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#23  Postby UncertainSloth » May 20, 2020 2:32 pm

i suspect that will be misuse of the information by whichever third party has completed the sales form - i don't know how listing amazon works but i would suspect it's that link i posted that has appropriated their images from the amazon pantry post and has then misinterpreted the nutritional information - hence giving it as a number without % or g sign
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#24  Postby proudfootz » May 20, 2020 4:23 pm

Two words:

psyllium husks
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#25  Postby Alan B » May 21, 2020 12:35 pm

Fibre percentage in the above take some searching. Most of the info seems to relate to "serving size" which can vary from a couple of level teaspoons to a tablespoon to 2/3 of a 'cup' (whatever that is). Mostly from the States. I found one label per 100 grams (UK) which indicates about 10% dietary fibre.

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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#26  Postby felltoearth » May 21, 2020 2:32 pm

Beans seem to be the thing that is intermittently unavailable here. Interestingly, initially it was canned beans and now certain types of dried beans seem unavailable. No clear trend but I haven’t been able to get dried fava beans for a couple of weeks now.
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#27  Postby The_Piper » May 21, 2020 2:38 pm

The Fiber One I posted is 55% daily fiber in 1.5 cups. Beans don't help me, and fiber powder, such as psylium husk aren't nearly as effective for me. People's guts vary quite a bit in what helps or not.
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#28  Postby proudfootz » May 21, 2020 2:50 pm

Alan B wrote:Fibre percentage in the above take some searching. Most of the info seems to relate to "serving size" which can vary from a couple of level teaspoons to a tablespoon to 2/3 of a 'cup' (whatever that is). Mostly from the States. I found one label per 100 grams (UK) which indicates about 10% dietary fibre.

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According to this site:

A cup is a very commonly used unit of volume measurement, especially for measuring small volumes at the kitchen or in the garden. 1 cup is the unit approved by the Imperial system and the US customary system, and it is equal to 250 milliliters.

https://www.conversion-metric.org/volum ... onversions


Myself I don't use very much psyllium husk - just a largish spoon such as I'd use to eat soup with blended into a shake (maybe 15.00 milliliters or so). It seems to do the trick for me.

2/3rds of a cup all at once seems excessive to me, but maybe in an emergency situation... :oops:
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Re: High Fibre Cereal

#29  Postby The_Metatron » May 21, 2020 3:33 pm

Any vegans here with chronic constipation problems?


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