We we all know the relevance of eating fibre in our diet and how important it is for good health.
This is going to be a seven part series of posts with everyday planned out so that you will have a sample menu that will give you roughly 25g of fibre per day or more give or take.
So here is today’s high fibre menu day one of seven.
Breakfast: 1 bowl of high fibre cereal this can be a choice of your own it doesn’t really matter, some good choices are Weetabix, Oatbran, or Bran flakes, some apricots dried with one banana
Fibre roughly: 8-10g 300 calories roughly.
Mid morning snack: 1 apple
Fibre ” ” 1.8g calories 50-60 calories ” “
Lunch: Sandwich of two slices of wholemeal bread, or wholegrain preferably not white bread with some chicken, with low-fat dressing of your choice e.g. mayonnaise and a tomato. A small pot of yoghurt plain or with fruit added and a orange.
Fibre ” ” 8-9g calories 300-400 calories ” “
Afternoon snack: Small bowl of strawberries
Fibre ” ” 2g calories 30 ” “
Tea or Lunch: 1 jacket sweet potato, or a normal potato served with a tin of baked beans add some salad, and low-fat grated cheese for flavour.
Fibre ” ” 14g calories 500 ” “
Total fibre 36g
You don’t have to keep rigid to this list it is, only meant as a rough guide, you can add or take away things as needed just make sure that what you are substituting has roughly the same fibre content.
Some people have different food tastes and likes so not everything will be suitable for everybody on this list. Look out for part two within the next few days.
It may be a good idea to print this off and put it in a ring binder where you