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Fibre for all the family

Fibre for all the family

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Angie Jefferson
BSc RD
Registered Dietitian

Mention fibre and most people still think in terms of "bran or roughage" and constipation. However, our understanding of fibre and its role in health is developing rapidly, and we now know that fibre plays a key role across a broad range of health issues, including satiety and weight management, cholesterol and heart health, plus reducing the risk of some cancers and type 2 diabetes. However, fibre intakes remain low with eight in 10 adults and children failing to eat enough fibre in the UK.1,2

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