A BBC article explained this week that there is a cheap and widely available ‘superfood’ we should be eating more of. It’s been shown to reduce the chances of heart attacks, strokes and other life-long diseases such as type-2 diabetes as well as keeping weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels in check.
Now, we don’t believe in ‘superfoods’ – healthy eating is about eating a range of nutritious foods – but with 90% of us not getting enough of this lifesaving thing into our diets, there is a good reason to eat more of it.
What is it? Fibre. The researchers say we should be eating a minimum of 25g a day but most people around the world are eating less than 20g a day.
Read the full article to find out how you can incorporate more into your diet.