You may have noticed that dietary fibre is a hot topic at the moment! We've known for years that eating plenty of fibre is important for our health and yet still, most of us in the UK don't get nearly enough. Emerging research is showing just how important it is for reducing the chance of heart disease and early mortality – so it's back in the spotlight!
Here are some tips to ensure you're getting plenty of fibre in your diet.
A. 30g a day
Most adults in the UK only manage between 17-20g per day currently.
Nutritionist Emma Brown, 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.