Navigation Links
Quench Your Summer Thirst...With Fiber

Metamucil(R) Offers New Pink Lemonade Flavor Just In Time For Summer

CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamucil(R) today announced a new and refreshing way to help Americans beautify their insides this summer with the addition of Pink Lemonade flavored powder to its number one fiber supplement lineup. Pink Lemonade joins Berry Burst and Orange flavors in the Metamucil family, and like all Metamucil products, contains 100 percent fiber from psyllium husk making it a delicious way to help lower your cholesterol* and beautify your insides. Clinical studies show that just 7 grams of soluble fiber from psyllium a day, such as the fiber found in Metamucil, may help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol.


"Fiber has an array of health benefits. Along with helping to lower cholesterol, a high fiber diet can help you feel full and modulate blood glucose levels after meals," said Valerie Waters, celebrity personal trainer and National Fiber Council board member. "With summer right around the corner, increasing your fiber intake is a great way to stay fit and trim naturally."

The National Fiber Council suggests that healthy adults consume 32 grams of total fiber each day while the average American consumes only 10 to 15 grams of total fiber each day. Metamucil Pink Lemonade offers a delicious and easy way to help you add fiber to your diet this summer.

"Pink Lemonade has always been an iconic summer flavor," said Metamucil brand manager Amy Connor. "We are excited to offer consumers yet another tasty way to add fiber to their diet with this addition to the Metamucil family of products."

Dietary fiber, also known as roughage or bulk, includes all parts of plant foods that your body can't digest or absorb. Fiber is often classified into two categories, insoluble fiber and soluble fiber, the latter of which is most important in a low cholesterol diet.

Soluble fiber, as found in Metamucil, may form a gel in the stomach, entrapping food, sugars, cholesterol and fats before carrying them through the digestive tract. Good sources of soluble fiber include oats, beans, peas, many types of fruit and vegetables, and psyllium husk.

Pink Lemonade Metamucil is now available at retailers nationwide in 48, 72 or 114-dose canisters. For more information on Pink Lemonade Metamucil or fiber, log onto:

About Metamucil

Created and marketed for the first time in 1933 by G.D. Searle & Co., Metamucil powder was purchased by Procter & Gamble in 1985. Made with 100% natural psyllium fiber, Metamucil is the only leading brand marketed as both a fiber laxative and a dietary fiber supplement. Metamucil comes in a variety of forms (powder, wafers and capsules) and flavors (regular, Orange, Pink Lemonade and Berry Burst!) to fit any lifestyle when you are looking to increase your fiber intake. Metamucil is the number one recommended doctor and pharmacy fiber product. For more information, visit or call Metamucil at 1-800-983-4237.

About National Fiber Council

The National Fiber Council (NFC) is a primary resource for credible information about the benefits of dietary fiber for consumers, media and health care professionals. Founded in 2004, the NFC was established to raise awareness and educate Americans about the benefits of dietary fiber. The NFC is comprised of eight active Board members, each a national thought leader in his or her area of study. Board specialties include weight management, digestive disease, pharmacy, nutrition, fitness and pediatrics.

About Procter & Gamble

Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. P&G has one of the strongest portfolios of quality, leadership brands in consumer health and wellness, including Actonel(R), Align(R), Always(R), Asacol(R), Crest(R), Enablex(R), Metamucil(R), Oral-B(R), Pepto-Bismol(R), Prilosec OTC(R), Scope(R), Tampax(R), and Vicks(R), in addition to its trusted consumer brands, including Ariel(R), Braun(R), Bounty(R), Charmin(R), Dawn(R), Downy(R), Duracell(R), Folgers(R), Gillette(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Iams(R), Lenor(R), Mach3(R), Olay(R), Pantene(R), Pampers(R), Pringles(R), Tide(R), Wella(R), and Whisper(R). The P&G community consists of over 135,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

* As part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol

Media Contacts:

Carlos Taveras

(513) 622-4645

Kristen Fields

(312) 861-5257

SOURCE Procter & Gamble
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Outsmart the Summer Sun at Any Age
2. OneTouch(R) Laugh & Learn Sweepstakes to Award Scholarships for Summer Camp Experiences to Children with Diabetes
3. New Ten-Minute Foot Exercisers Beautify Feet for Spring and Summer Sandal Season
4. Institute for Integrative Nutrition Provides Tips to Transition Bodies for Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Eating
5. Harley-Davidson Womens Day Ride Raises Funds for MDAs Summer Camp Program
6. Prepare to Unveil Yourself with Theraplex(R) for Spring and Summer 2008
7. Katherine Heigl Brings Bold and Unabashed Style to Summer Line
8. Enuresis Treatment Center Makes Summer Camp a Reality for Bedwetters
9. Summer Temperatures Linger, Extend Threat of Parasites
10. Gel Enables Severed Spinal Cord Fibers to Regrow
11. Investigational drug tested for preventing muscle fiber death in muscular dystrophy
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 02, 2015 , ... ... events and association with initiation of treatment for osteoporosis ”. , As corresponding ... pharmacological treatment in patients diagnosed with osteoporosis. Based on a large US managed ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... According to an article published ... discrimination claim against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, claiming that any ... plans are breaking the clause in the law prohibiting the denial of coverage for ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Dr. Paul Vitenas, one of ... has been named by MedEsthetics magazine as the Best Single Physician Practice in the ... the many elite aesthetic physicians honored by the industry publication. , Dr. Vitenas ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... NY (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... in the 1980s we have seen vast improvements in scientific research and discoveries, ... significant strides, providing increased hope and relief to those affected by HIV/AIDS. Mediaplanet’s ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Diabetic ... United States. Podiatrists are well aware that psychology-based patient non-compliance (disobedience of a ... catastrophic contributors to diseases of the diabetic foot. The American Board of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... Dec. 1, 2015 Array BioPharma ... that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron ... Annual Healthcare Conference in New York.  The ... conference through a webcast on the Array ... , --> , ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Dec. 1, 2015 Assurex Health, Inc. ... test giving healthcare providers an expanded range of ... patients suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic ... conditions. i .   ... With the addition of two new drug classes, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 1, 2015 --> ... report "Nucleic Acid Labeling Market by Product (Reagents & ... Primer, In Vitro Transcription, Reverse Transcription, End Labeling), by ... The global market is expected to reach USD 1,925.7 ... growing at a CAGR of 8.65%. Browse ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: