How Fibre Can Aid Your Health & Fat Loss Goals!

Consuming foods that are high in both soluble (e.g. porridge oats) and insoluble fibre (e.g. skins of fruit and veg) can help to LOSE WEIGHT due to their ability to increase the transit rate (speed) that fatty foods pass through the digestive tract (bowel/ intestines etc), reducing fat absorption.

In addition to this, soluble fibre such as porridge oats significantly reduce the LDL to HDL ratio i.e. increasing the HDL (good) cholesterol, reducing the likelihood of cardiovascular (heart) problems and high blood pressure.

If your fibre is low, consider Optimum Nutrition’s Fitness Fibre.

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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