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What Can Metamucil MultiHealth Fiber Do for You?

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Chapter One: Know Your Fiber Facts Description

Word "FIBER" is present on screen.

Fiber IQ Meter pops up in letter "F" of word "FIBER."

Question marks float up as "Why do I need so much FIBER every day?" is asked.

Letter "I" in "FIBER" becomes stalks of fiber. An arrow appears in letter "I" that pushes stalks of fiber upward.

Clock pops up on screen to illustrate "can promote regularity."

Bottom of letter "R" in "FIBER" turns into down arrow, with word "CHOLESTEROL" written on it.

Hand breaks through letter "B" in "FIBER," giving a thumbs-up.

Stalks of fiber sprout up from letter "F" in word "FIBER."

Check mark enters screen; stethoscope and animated hearts pop up around word "FIBER."

Question marks float up as "So there are different kinds of FIBER?" is asked.

Words "SOLUBLE FIBER" dissolve in water that fills screen; words "INSOLUBLE FIBER" do not dissolve in water.

Magnifying glass waves over words "SOLUBLE FIBER." Bottom of letter "R" in "FIBER" turns into down arrow, with word "CHOLESTEROL" written on it.

Chemical beakers and bubbles pop up next to word "FIBER."

Stalks of fiber sprout up from letter "F" in word "FIBER"; "100% NATURAL" stamp appears next to stalks and bounces away.

Words "WASTE" and "CHOLESTEROL" are stirred into glass of orange liquid with silver spoon.

Final frame showcases all animated elements from Chapter 1 episode around the word "FIBER."

Chapter 2: See the Psyllium Difference Description

Words "PSYLLIUM FIBER" are present on screen.

"Ask more of your fiber" enters screen. Several stalks of fiber pop up at the bottom of the screen.

Question marks float up as "Is PSYLLIUM FIBER really all that different from other fibers?" enters screen.

The phrase "ONLY certain viscous, or gel-forming, soluble fibers" enters screen. Stethoscope, hearts, and clock animate on screen. "F" in "FIBER" turns into arrow with "CHOLESTEROL" written on it. Phrase "Multiple health benefits" appears on screen.

The following disclaimer appears:

Based on published clinical data as of August 2009. Metamucil® psyllium powder and capsules are indicated for treating occasional constipation and cholesterol lowering. Use as directed.

Question marks float up as "So, how exactly does PSYLLIUM FIBER work?" is asked.

The words "Waste and Cholesterol" are stirred into a glass of orange liquid with a spoon. The word "PSYLLIUM" in "PSYLLIUM FIBER" becomes sponge-like, and the "F" in "FIBER" turns into arrow with "CHOLESTEROL" written on it.

The following disclaimer appears:

Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber.

Question marks float up as "Tell me more about how PSYLLIUM FIBER can help lower cholesterol." appears.

Screen darkens and projector screen appears. X-ray image of human torso enters screen as pointer pops up and indicates the liver. "Start here (the liver)" text appears. Next, the text "Bile processes dietary fat" pops up on screen. Pointer moves to small intestine and "Psyllium forms a thick gel" text appears. An arrow shoots out from the small intestine, with the words "Gently removes the bile from your body" appearing. The pointer again indicates the liver, and the words "The liver makes more bile" appear. The words "And lowers your CHOLESTEROL" appear with an arrow that slides down the screen. Projector screen flips up and off screen.

Question marks float up as "Are there any other benefits to PSYLLIUM FIBER?" is asked. Bottom of "F" in "FIBER" becomes down arrow with "Cholesterol" written on it.

The following disclaimers appear:

THIS STATEMENT HAS NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

* Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber.

Three clocks pop on screen. Hand breaks through middle clock giving a thumbs-up.

Question marks float up. "Is there anything psyllium can't do?" enters above the words "PSYLLIUM FIBER."

"Take the Fiber IQ Challenge now!" enters above "PSYLLIUM FIBER" as the IQ Meter floats on screen.

Final frame showcases all animated elements from Chapter 2 episode around the words "PSYLLIUM FIBER."

Chapter 3: Think Psyllium for Heart Health! Description

The words "HEART HEALTH" are present on screen.

"Ask more of your fiber." enters screen as psyllium husks pop up from the "T" in "HEART" with the "100% natural psyllium" stamp.

Question marks float up as "How is psyllium fiber good for my HEART HEALTH?" enters screen and stethoscope and hearts animate on screen.

The words "Waste and Cholesterol" are stirred into a glass of orange liquid with a spoon.

The following disclaimer appears:

Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil®, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber.

Hearts animate on screen. Psyllium husk pops out of "T" in "HEART."

Spoon with orange powder slides on screen as "3 to 4 servings" appears.

Bottom of "H" in "HEALTH" becomes down arrow with "Cholesterol" written on it as words "May reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol" appear.

Question marks float up as "Is there any other support for this HEART HEALTH claim?" is asked.

Piece of paper with "A+" on it enters screen.

Pile of papers drops on screen.

Question marks float up as "What are some other things I can do that can promote HEART HEALTH?" is asked.

Treadmill full of fruit enters screen as "Proper diet and exercise are the best" is stated. The phrase "Consult your doctor" enters at the bottom of the screen.

An easel holding a product label enters screen. The phrase "Always check product labels." appears.

Question marks float up as "Is it weird to say, 'I Heart Psyllium'?" is asked.

Hearts animate on screen.

Fiber IQ Meter pops on screen as "Take the Fiber IQ Challenge now!" appears.

Final frame showcases all animated elements from Chapter 3 episode around the words "HEART HEALTH."

Chapter 4: Making the Move to Psyllium! Description

"METAMUCIL®" is present on screen.

"Ask more of your fiber" is stated.

Containers of Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free, Metamucil Orange Sugar Free Fiber Singles, and Metamucil Heart and Digestive Health Capsules appear on screen.

Question marks float up as "What should I know before getting started?" is asked.

Spoon with orange powder slides on screen as the words "Start slow and build your way up to multiple daily servings" appear.

"Also, be sure to drink at least 8 oz of liquid with every serving" is stated as glass with clear liquid enters screen.

The following disclaimer appears: Use as directed.

Question marks float up as "How much fiber can a supplement add to my daily diet?" is asked.

Images of an apple, broccoli, and beans pop on screen along with the phrase, "20 to 35 grams."

Fiber stalks sprout from "M" in "METAMUCIL." A variety of Metamucil product images slide on screen.

Question marks float up as the question "Is the fiber in METAMUCIL natural?" appears.

Psyllium stalks sprout out of the top of the letters in "METAMUCIL." A container of Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free slides on screen accompanied by the 100% natural psyllium stamp.

An easel showcasing a Metamucil product label, with the ingredients section highlighted, appears on screen.

Question marks float on screen as, "Is there an easy way to add METAMUCIL to a busy daily routine?" is asked.

A sachet of Metamucil Orange Sugar Free appears on screen and empties fiber powder into a bottle of water.

Disclaimer appears: Use as directed.

Question marks float up as "What if I'm on a low-carb or a sugar-free diet?" appears.

Containers of Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free and Metamucil Heart and Digestive Health Capsules appear as "Powders and all Capsules have a low glycemic index, and the Capsules contain zero net carbs." is stated.

The following disclaimer appears:

These Metamucil products have a low glycemic index, a measure of the effect of dietary carbohydrates on blood sugar levels.†

† This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

The phrase "Metamucil is the #1 doctor- and pharmacist-recommended fiber brand" appears as #1 Fiber stamp rolls on screen.

The following disclaimer appears:

BASED ON WOLTERS KLUWER SURVEY 2010 (THERAPEUTIC FIBER CATEGORY) AND PHARMACY TIMES 2011 SURVEY (LAXATIVE: BULK/FIBER CATEGORY).

Hand breaks through #1 Fiber stamp, giving a thumbs-up.

Question marks float up as "What if I don't have any more questions… after this one?" is asked.

Fiber IQ Meter pops on screen as words "Take the Fiber IQ Challenge now!" enter.

Final frame showcases all animated elements from Chapter 4 episode around the word "METAMUCIL."

5 Simple Ways to Take Down Cholesterol

"5 Simple Ways to Take Down Cholesterol" appears on the screen.

A spy glass appears. The middle "T" in "cholesterol" becomes a down arrow.

Female voice: "Looking for ways to help lower your cholesterol? Start here, with these 5 Simple Ways to Take Down Cholesterol.

The words, "Number 1: Take Metamucil" and a can of Metamucil appear on screen.

Female voice: "Number 1: Take Metamucil® "

Fiber stalks appear, and a psyllium stalk rises.

Female voice: "The most important part of a heart-healthy diet? Fiber. And lots of it. But not just any fiber will help your heart—viscous soluble fiber like psyllium fiber, as found in Metamucil, is clinically proven, and recognized by the FDA, to help lower cholesterol.*"

The following disclaimer appears: "* Diets low in saturated fats and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One serving of Metamucil psyllium powder or capsules has at least 2.1 grams of soluble fiber. Use as directed."

Orange toy soldiers file out of Metamucil bottles.

Female voice: "In the fight against high cholesterol, think of Metamucil as your soldier on the front line—always ready to battle for your heart health."

The words, "Number 2: Wear a pedometer," and a pair of shoes appears on the screen.

Female voice: "Number 2: Wear a PEDOMETER and INCREASE DAILY ACTIVITY."

The pedometer counts steps on the screen.

Female voice: "It’s time to step it up! Measure your daily activity level by wearing a pedometer. Increase your step count by taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or by going for a stroll outside during your lunch break."

The shoes walk around the screen.

The shoes are surrounded by hearts, running off the screen.

Female voice: "Think of each step as a stride toward heart health!"

ext: "Number 3: Get a Buddy." hoes from Number 2 meet a different pair of sneakers.

Female voice: "Number 3: Get an Exercise Buddy."

The two pairs of shoes walk around and off the screen

Female voice: "Don’t take the heart-healthy route alone. Pair up with a like-minded friend to inspire each other to get in better physical shape."

Then, pom-poms and a sign that reads "Go Team Heart Health!" appear.

Female voice: "Become each other’s cheerleader, minus the pom-poms, and root on each healthy goal."

Healthy foods appear.

Female voice: "Try activities such as group walks, dinner parties with heart-healthy entrées, and plenty of time spent laughing together."

Chattering teeth appear on screen.

Female voice: "Laughter really is the best medicine—it reduces levels of stress, which, you guessed it, helps your heart."

"Number 4," "DHA " and a heart image appear on the screen.

Female voice: "Number 4: Add DHA "

Docosahexaenoic is spelled out on screen. Hearts appear.

Female voice: Yep, it’s a mouthful, but docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, is an important factor in your heart health.

A school of fish swims by.

Female voice: DHA is polyunsaturated fatty acid found in salmon, sardines, and tuna. Try eating these types of fish two to three times a week to get heart-healthy benefits.

The text, "Number 5: Beware of Hidden Fats and Sugars," appears on screen. An image of sugar cubes also appears.

Female voice: "Number 5: Beware of hidden fats and sugars."

A nutrition label appears on screen.

Female voice: "Sure, you check nutrition labels for fat and calorie content, but what about the ingredient list?"

Images of unhealthy like donuts and milkshakes appear on the screen.

Female voice: "Stay away from foods that contain high levels of saturated fat, cholesterol, and hidden sources of sugar such as fructose corn syrup, dextrin, or evaporated cane juice. These unhealthy ingredients and hidden sugars can increase your weight, which can lead to high cholesterol "

Metamucil powdered products appear on screen.

Female voice: "Instead, add Metamucil, available in tasty flavors, such as Orange, Pink Lemonade, and Berry. "

Hearts appear on screen.

Female voice: "So there you have it: 5 Simple Ways to Take Down Cholesterol. Incorporate them into your lifestyle today—and improve your heart health."

Not All Fibers Are Created Equal

Opening shot of Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Powder bottle

Person A adds 1 teaspoon of leading clear-mixing fiber powder to 4 ounces of water. Person B adds 1/2 rounded teaspoon Metamucil Smooth Texture Sugar Free Unflavored powder to 4 ounces of water.

Person A adds cooking oil, dyed red, to leading clear-mixing fiber in 4 ounces of water. Person B adds cooking oil, dyed red, to Metamucil Smooth Texture Sugar Free Unflavored powder in 4 ounces of water.

After the elapsed time of five minutes, the cooking oil added to the leading clear-mixing fiber has risen to the top of the liquid, unabsorbed. The cooking oil added to Metamucil Smooth Texture Sugar Free Unflavored powder has been absorbed by the psyllium fiber.

Close-up of hand stirring a glass of Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Powder

Animation shows psyllium fiber, like that in Metamucil, forming a gel and working its way through a digestive tract, absorbing waste and some cholesterol.

Animation then shows clear-mixing fiber working its way through a digestive tract, leaving all waste and cholesterol behind.

Lineup of Metamucil products: Metamucil Pink Lemonade Smooth Texture Sugar Free Powder, Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Powder, and Metamucil Berry Burst! Smooth Texture Sugar Free Powder.

Image of Metamucil logo and web address of www.metamucil.com.

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Use as directed

Metamucil Does More
Than You Think

While some fiber supplements only help to promote regularity, Metamucil® does more. Not only does it promote digestive health, but it also helps you lower your cholesterol* and maintain healthy blood sugar levels as part of your diet*.

So it’s good for your heart, good for your digestive system – good for your healthy lifestyle. Check out the Metamucil video library to learn the multiple ways Metamucil can make a difference in your overall health.

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