FIBRE – Why Is So Important ?

So what is fibre? Fibre is indigestible plant material e.g. cellulose and is sometimes described as a non-starch polysaccharide. This basically means it is a calorie free carbohydrate. Humans lack the necessary digestive enzymes or specially designed stomachs to break down fibre so it passes through our digestive tracts pretty much unchanged. Ironically, it is…