expandIf Psyllium Husk is a carbohydrate, why do Metamucil Capsules contain zero net carbs?

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expandIf Psyllium Husk is a carbohydrate, why do Metamucil Capsules contain zero net carbs?

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In strict scientific terms, natural psyllium fibre is a polysaccharide that is a subclass of carbohydrates. Although psyllium fibre is part of the carbohydrate total, it is, in fact, very different from carbohydrates such as sugar, glucose, fruit sugar, corn syrups, and starches. This is because our gastrointestinal enzymes cannot digest psyllium; therefore, our bodies do not absorb it and do not convert it into glucose.

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