Are you eating enough fibre?

That means fibre rich foods like veggies, fruit, beans and pulses

Fibre can help to feed the beneficial bacteria in your gut

It can help to detoxify used oestrogen and prevent it from being reabsorbed

Fibre can bind to toxins like BPA and help excrete them from your body

It can also help to keep cholesterol levels in check

And prevent constipation

The recommended daily dose of fibre is 30g, however many of us are not getting enough

Ways to increase fibre in your diet
Here are some simple ways that you can increase the fibre in your diet (do this gradually though to allow your body to get used to it)

– Eat veggies with every meal.

– Swap white potatoes for sweet potatoes

– Add 1-2 tbsp freshly ground flaxseed to soups, smoothies, salads or yoghurt

– Add beans or lentils to soups and salads

– Eat a handful of nuts or seeds daily

– For fruit options, choose berries, apples or pears