The NHS recently upped its recommended daily intake of fibre from 20g per day for an adult to 30g per day, but the truth is that most of us get nowhere near that. This is despite how important fibre is, helping us with everything from constipation to blood sugar control.
We think that a big part of the reason why people don't get enough fibre in their diets is because they don't realise how little fibre there is in certain foods. For example, some people will eat an apple a day and think that's their daily intake of fibre sorted, but considering that a large apple contains less than 2g of fibre, you need a lot more than an apple per day to hit your daily fibre target of 30g.
Luckily, there are lots of ways you can get more fibre into your diet, and it really isn't hard to hit that 30g of fibre per day goal. Let's take a look at 3 easy ways you can get more fibre into your diet: