Add an extra 5g+ of fibre to your diet with ease, with our 5 quick fibre fixes!
Statistics show that Brits are falling short of their recommended fibre intake by around 35% – missing the daily target of 30g by at least 10g. If you're struggling to reach the magic number too, give these 5 fast fibre fixes a try to help boost your intake!
Top your morning fruit and yogurt with 20g All Bran - 5.3g fibre
Use 40g reduced fat houmous as a spread instead of margarine on sandwiches and top with half an avocado too - 5g fibre
Add a heaped tbsp of milled seeds (e.g. flaxseed) to soups, stews or salads - 5g fibre
Swap your regular cereal bar for a Fibre One bar - 5.1g fibre
Season and roast 125g of chickpeas to snack on in place of nuts - 5.1g fibre
Remember:Make sure you log all of your foods and swaps, to keep on top of your calories too!
Nutritionist Emma Brown (ANutr), MSc Human Nutrition is passionate about how food science applies to the human body, and how the nutrients in what we eat affect us and ultimately have an impact on our health.