Check on Fibre

If you think fibre is only about bran, you’ve missed out on a lot of these great ideas!

Select the ideas that would work for you, or create your own.

  • Eat more vegetables and fruits, e.g. eat two vegetable servings at lunch or dinner.
  • Choose whole vegetables or fruit instead of juices.
  • Eat more whole grain breads and cereals.
  • Add wheat germ or oat bran to cereal.
  • Add raisins and nuts to cereals, salads and desserts.
  • Choose vegetable or bean soups such as corn chowder or lentil soup.
  • Add canned beans to a salad.
  • Serve baked beans or other legumes frequently.
  • Add high fibre cereal to yogurt or meatloaf.
  • Choose one food each day with 5 or more grams of fibre per portion.

To find out more about how much fibre you’re getting from the foods you eat, take a look at FoodTrack Check on Fibre.

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