How can you increase the amount of fibre in your diet ?

The following foods can be included in a diet to help increase fibre levels:

  • Wholegrain foods (such as wholegrain bread and pasta)
  • Fresh fruits (including the skin and pulp)
  • Dried or stewed fruits (such as prunes, raisins and apricots) 
  • Root vegetables (such as carrots, turnips and potatoes) 
  • Dried peas and beans (e.g. kidney, lima beans, chick peas, lentils, soy beans and corn)
  • Raw and fresh vegetables
  • Fibre-enriched products.