Nutrition Q&A: What You Need to Know About Fibre

By |October 11th, 2017|Featured Home, Nutrition|

Dietary fibre is possibly one of the most underappreciated topics in nutrition, but once you know how dietary fibre can affect your health and impact your waistline, you might change your mind about fibre. What's so important about dietary fibre? Dietary fibre is more than a single dietary component. It’s a complex mix of different plant-based compounds, each with unique health-supporting benefits. The main feature that makes fibre unique is that it’s not digested or absorbed by the body. Even though fibre isn’t digested, it is essential for our health, particularly our digestive health. Getting the right amount of fibre can reduce the risk of some diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer (1). Fibre also [...]

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