Too much of a good thing

Even though eating the recommended amount of fibre helps prevent diabetes, if you have long-standing diabetes (usually over 10 years), your stomach can become less effective at emptying due to a [...]

Fibre Fix

How much fibre do you need? That depends … Paleo-biologists estimate that in some parts of the world, paleo man consumed about 100 grams of fibre (combined soluble + insoluble) per day. Today’s [...]

Ready, aim, fibre!

Why is something destined for the toilet so important to our health? Dietary fibre (also known as ‘roughage’ or ‘bulk’) is the indigestible portion of plant foods. It passes relatively unchanged [...]