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Pectin is a naturally occurring substance (a polyscaccaride) found in fruit. When heated together with sugar, it causes a thickening that is characteristic of jams and jellies. Fruits high ih Pectin: Pears, apples, guavas, quince, plums, gooseberries, and oranges and other citrus fruits contain large amounts of pectin, while soft fruits like cherries, grapes, and strawberries contain small amounts of pectin.
Pectin - Supplement for Abdominal Pain: Constipation is often the cause of abdominal pain. Apple pectin supplement is a form of fibre that can help if you suffer from constipation. Fibre supplements lessen constipation by making your stool soft. However you must drink plenty of fluid if you take an apple pectin supplement. Pectin doses of 10-20 grams once daily.
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