Why fibre?

BY NutriStart

Do you want to support your digestion, boosts your immune system, and reduce your LDL (bad) cholesterol levels?

Perhaps you would like to maintain a healthy blood-sugar level, aid your heart in health, and decreases your risk of a stroke?

Could something as simple as Fibre be of support to you for weight loss and weight management?

Most people know that they need plenty of protein, vitamins and minerals in their diets to stay in peak condition. Many are surprised to find out that fibre is also vitally important for good health, but it tends to be overlooked.

You need fibre to properly process and digest the food that you eat. Without enough, you may become susceptible to intestinal disorders like diverticulitis or constipation.

Fibre feeds the good flora bacteria, called probiotics, which live in your bowels. Making sure to have enough fibre daily, is important for the flora to thrive.

There are many studies on the benefits of fibre and how it can boost your health. Some of the potential benefits found, include the following:

  • Supports your digestive system,
  • boosts the immune system,
  • may reduce your LDL cholesterol levels and
  • maintain a healthy blood-sugar level,
  • aids in heart health, decrease the risk of stroke,
  • weight loss and management,
  • skin health and many more benefits are being researched.

Making sure that you get fibre in your diet is important for overall good health. The recommended daily intake of fibre for an adult should be in the region of 30g measured by AOAC method.

Today’s busy lifestyle can mean that even people who are health-focused, can still have trouble reaching their daily requirement.

Other good sources of fibre

  • Lentils
  • Brown rice
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Nuts

NutriStart is high in fibre and so, has made it simple for you to increase your fibre intake and allow your body to reap the benefits

The Active choice to feed your body what it needs.

 October 25, 2017
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