Wish there was just one thing you could do to lose weight? Wish you didn’t have to cut out food groups, fast for a few days, calorie count and say goodbye to your favourite things?
Well you can!
A new study published this week in the journal, Annals of Internal Medicine has found that there is indeed one change that has been found to improve weight loss more than a restrictive diet – and it’s easy to do!
You just have to eat more fibre!
In a study that analysed the affects of increased fibre and a restrictive diet on 240 adults, it was found that increased daily fibre intake can cause “clinically meaningful weight loss” in people.
Fibre is great for you. It can:
This means that there’s massive benefits to eating fibre generally and now the weight loss component is an added benefit. The study did not investigate long term affects or whether or not participants had naturally changed to eating a high fibre diet regularly without input. However, we wanted to help you get more fibre in your diet to kick start your weight loss so try these healthy tips and swaps…