It’s easy to get caught up in counting calories and grams of sugars, fats, proteins and carbohydrates when you’re trying to eat well. But there’s one nutrient that is often forgotten: dietary fibre.
Fibre is essential for the proper functioning of the body. We mostly look to fruits and vegetables for fibre and tend to overlook foods like pulses which are an excellent source of dietary fibre. In this article, we’ll take a look at the importance of fibre in our diets, the different sources of dietary fibre and the unique benefits of the nutrition of pulses.