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The facts on fibre

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Keep your gut in a good way

We all know that fibre helps keep your digestive system working the way it ought to. But did you know there are three different types of dietary fibre, and you need them all to stay healthy?

Different foods have varying amounts of these types of fibre. For example, our oats are specially selected for their levels of soluble fibre known as beta-glucan.

Keep your gut in a good way Keep your gut in a good way

Three kinds of fibre, three different functions

Soluble fibre

Oats contain a special type of natural soluble fibre – beta-glucan. Studies show that eating about 3g of beta-glucan a day as part of a healthy diet low in saturated fat can help lower your blood cholesterol. And UNCLE TOBYS oats are specially bred for their beta-glucan content to help you lower your cholesterol and contribute to keeping your heart healthy.

Insoluble fibre

Insoluble fibre absorbs water and helps soften the bowel’s contents.

Resistant starch

Resistant starch is not digested in the small intestine. It moves on to the large intestine, where it feeds good bacteria.

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