10 Best Tips To Increase Your Fibre Intake

Tips for Eating Fibre
One of the benefits of boosting your Fibre intake is it helps with weight loss among with a load of other benefits. Read our top 5 reasons to increase your Fibre intake here


  1. Swap refined carbs to wholegrain or wholewheat, this will have a huge impact on your Fibre intake. For example switching from a slice of white bread to a slice of brown can increase the amount of fibre by 4x From 0.5g to 2g!Add fruit or dried fruit, nuts and seeds to your breakfast or dessert for natural sweetness and added Fibre.
  2. Bulk up your salad, soups or curries with beans: Kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils, these are full of fibre.
  3. Leave the skin on when cooking potatoes for an additional boost in fibre.
  4. Great snack ideas: popcorn, veg crudités they are great high in fibre option.
  5. Buy foods that say ‘whole’ in front of starchy carbs in the ingredients list. Don’t confuse wholegrain wih ‘multigrains’ – Multigrains means there are different grains in the product, but this doesn’t guarantee they are wholegrains.
  6. Serve whole grain sides at dinner or lunch. Some examples: brown rice (3.5g per 1 cup), bulgur (8.2g), buckwheat (3g), millet (2.3g), and quinoa (5.2g).
  7. Add 1 cup of raspberries or blackberries for breakfsast or dessert (8g).
  8. A small handful of dried fruit, nuts and seeds add up to 30g of Fibre. This can be a great snack, dessert or addition to your breakfast.
  9. Add 2 tablespoon of ground flaxseed 4.5g and 2 tablespoons of chia seeds 4g to your breakfast smoothie.
  10. Bran Flake cereals are full of fibre 5g of Fibre per serving. Great choice for breakfast with fruit and yoghurt. 



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