A Better Choice For Freshness

Fibre is an important part of our diets, and it’s actually a lot easier than you might think to get enough of it! Basically, fibre refers to the indigestible parts of plant foods. It is found in vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, wholegrains and legumes. It is an essential nutrient that helps keeps our digestive system healthy and thriving, which means we should definitely consume it!

Ensuring you consume the right amount of fibre each day can help maintain a well-balanced gut microbiome and a healthy digestive tract. Without it we would be well and truly struggling to process and digest our food – and we know this can lead to *other* not so nice issues…

Some of our favourite fibre rich foods include:

  • Wholegrain breakfast cereals
  • Wholewheat pasta
  • Wholegrain bread
  • Oats
  • Fruit (berries, pears, melon and oranges)
  • Vegetables (broccoli, carrots, sweetcorn, peas and beans)
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Potatoes (in particular the skin!)

Wondering if you need more fibre in your diet? Here are the tell-tale signs your body is craving more fibre:

  • Constipation
  • High cholesterol
  • Weight gain
  • Blood sugar issues
  • Acne
  • Cravings and/or excessive hunger

Once you’ve sorted out your fibre intake, these are just some of the benefits you will experience:

  • Feel satiated after eating
  • Aids in lowering cholesterol
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Healthy, glowing skin
  • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Remember, always pay attention to your body!

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