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Pile your Plates with Fibre!

Fibre is an important part of a healthy balanced diet. It helps prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain and some cancers and can also improve digestive health. However, many people don’t get enough fibre. On average, most people in the UK get about 18g of fibre a day. You should aim for at least 30g a day.

Research shows that fibre could be key to shredding fat, with just 30g of the good stuff helping you shrink your waistline. But don’t worry! You don’t have to live on just prunes to get your daily intake of fibre in order to help our bowel with the movements they need! Try Rev.Fitness’ favourite fibre-filled foods for more excited meals and snacks rather than your Grandma’s prunes!

Avocado

What doesn’t the Avo do!? This superfood actually has the same amount of fibre as prunes with 7g per 100g. However, with us more likely to consume a 100g serving of avocado we actually get more fibre than if we were to munch on a few prunes!

Coconut Flesh

7.2g of fibre per 100g. Coconut flesh knocks most nuts to the podium with fibre content! So why not add it along with 100% complete organic and natural yoghurt for a fibre packed mid-morning snack?

Organic and Gluten Free Porridge Oats

9g fibre per 100g. If you’re one of the lucky ones that can handle oats within your diet, a daily bowl of porridge will most defiantly fuel a jam-packed morning!

Almonds:

12.2g fibre per 100g. Choose the unblanched variety and just like anything, make sure you keep to portion sizes on these nourished-filled snacks.

Lentils

12.5g of fibre per 100g. Dried Lentils can add texture and bulk into adventurous as well as those traditional ‘hearty’ dishes.

Coconut Flour

Packing in a whopping 42g fibre per 100g (not to mention 18g protein). This slightly sweet flour is a great alternative to use for when you have those sweet-toothed yet clean snack cravings!

So there you have it. A few foods that you can include into your diet if you’re one that struggles with your daily consumption of fibre.

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