Enjoying a diet of fresh, natural produce is essential for your health, your wellbeing and your waistline. But are you getting enough fibre? Most of us need to eat more fruits, vegetables, bran, legumes and nuts to reach the recommended daily intake of this important nutrient. Providing your body with plenty of soluble and insoluble fibre helps you maintain your weight, lower your cholesterol and protect yourself from heart disease. And it doesn’t have to mean munching on mountains of roughage. Hit your daily target—and add extra flavour—with these fast and filling meal solutions.
Eating a high-fibre breakfast fights fatigue, so fire up your metabolism and kickstart your energy for the day with this powerful morning meal.
START WITH: 1 cup porridge (with milk and sugar) and 1/2 cup blueberries = 4g fibre
Jul 24, 2012