When you generally think of foods with fibre, you think whole-wheat bread, oats for breakfast, or maybe you are super smart and know that an apple eaten with it’s skin has loads of fibre, but did you know that nuts contain a lot of fibre? Yup! Those tiny little bites of goodness can really help you up your fibre intake for the day!
So let’s get back to basics first:
- Q: Why do you need fibre in your diet?
- A: Well – fibre is essential for those suffering from high cholesterol; it can bring down your bad cholesterol levels before you know it! It’s also super important to keep your gut healthy and recent science has shown that a healthy gut is one of the most important factors to a longer (and happier) life.
Did you know that 95% of your serotonin (the hormone that makes you feel happy) is made in your gut? That’s right! A happy gut is a happy life.
The following nuts will help you to increase your fibre levels:
If you eat about a small handful of any of these nuts every day, you will be well on your way to a healthy, lower cholesterol, and a happy life.