'Why should I eat more fibre?'
Insoluble fibre (rice, bread, fruit, vegetables and cereals) helps to keep your digestive system healthy, while soluble fibre (oats and pulses) is partially digested and can help to lower cholesterol levels.
Buy a healthy loaf of bread - our favourite is Burgen Soya and Linseed, which is wholemeal with added grains (wheat and linseed), low GI and has 2.7g fibre in each slice.
Great to try
- 50g porridge provides 3.5g fibre. In a rush? Try ready-to-microwave porridge. We love Jordans Quick & Creamy.
- A baked jacket potato contains around 5g of fibre.
- An avocado contains around 6.5g of fibre. Try it mashed on wholemeal toast, for a high-fibre combination.
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