October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Eating healthy is one of the solutions to help with the healing/prevention of Breast Cancer. Studies has shown fibre is a cancer-fight nutrient and prove to be helpful.
What is Fibre?
Fibre is a non-digestible carbohydrate found in plant foods. It is an important part of a healthy diet and plays many roles in the body. There are two types of dietary fibre; soluble fibre; which can dissolve in water; and insoluble fibre which does not have the ability to dissolve in water.
So much of our nourishment depends on the healthy passage of food through our digestive tract. Without fibre it is impossible for digestion to take place in and balanced way.
The use of high-fibre and whole food is overall a more healthful approach to bowel care cancer prevention, and general nutrition.
Where to find it? Fruits, Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, Vegetables, and Whole grains.
Recipes this week: Three recipe ideas to incorporate in your Eat For Life meals.
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