ROUGHAGE

Fibre for constipation – friend or foe?

It has enjoyed celebrity status in nutrition circles for a long time.

In Summary

• For decades, a high fibre diet has been linked to a host of good health outcomes.

• The evidence, in fact, contradicts this idea.

What image comes to mind when you think of fibre? Wimbi porridge? Spinach? A proper bowel movement? Fibre has enjoyed celebrity status in nutrition circles for a long time. For decades, a high fibre ...

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