You’ve probably been told or heard that fibre in your diet is beneficial, but do you know why it is so important?
Let’s go through the basics; fibre is a non nutrient, but an essential substance.
You will need fibre to maintain a healthy digestive system and assists with movement of waste through large intestine.
A diet containing plenty of fibre can lower cholesterol, prevent constipation and help control appetite by keeping you fuller for longer.
Good sources of fibre;
Whole grain cereals
Fruit and veg
All clear? Good. Make sure that you get enough fibre in your diet!