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What is fibre?
Fibre is a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested by the body’s enzymes.
It’s found in edible plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes.
Fibre’s primary nutritional roles are in promoting healthy gut bacterial growth and keeping our stools regular.
Benefits of fibre?
According to the latest scientific research, diets sufficient in fibre (particularly inulin as feature in Tri-Fibre+) reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease (which lead to heart attacks), improved fat loss, lessened hunger levels when dieting, boosted immune function, as well as improved colonic health and laxation.
How much fibre do I need?
Most Australians simply don’t eat enough fibre. According to the National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines, men should get 30g of fibre daily, whilst women should get 25g daily.
The best fibre supp: Bulk Nutrients Tri Fibre+
One of the most effective ways to ensure you’re getting sufficient fibre is to use Bulk Nutrients Tri-Fibre+.
Tri-Fibre+ is hands-down one of the best fibre supplements on the market. Combining three of the most effective fibre sources, Psyllium Husk, Inulin and Konjac Root (Glucomannan), Tri-Fibre+ has no fillers, flavours or sugars, making it one of the purest fibre products on the market.
Try matching Tri-Fibre+ nutritional panel and ingredients against other mainstream fibre supplements – you’ll find the mainstream products are chock full of sugar and artificial additives! Tri-Fibre+ also has a pleasant neutral taste, so you can mix it with protein shakes or drink it straight up without issue.
You can purchase some Tri-Fibre+ at the Bulk Nutrients online store today.
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