Why fibre is what’s missing from your otherwise healthy diet
Pop quiz:iz what oft-neglectedlectedft non-nutrientutrit can lowerlo your riskisk ofhof heartrt disdisease, ststroke,ke diabetesdiabet andnd severalal types of cancer? Answer: fibre, according to a report published in the which pooled data from 17 previous studies carried out on a combined one million participants. The results showed that those who ranked in the top 20% for fibre consumption were 16% less likely to succumb to premature death than
those in the bottom 20%. For maximum nutritional benefits, hit your 18g RDA of the rough stuff with a combination of vegetables, fruits, nuts and wholegrains such as rye, spelt and barley – no cereal required.
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