Can you have too much fibre in your diet ?

Can you have too much fibre in your diet ?

Discussions about diet and nutrition tend to focus on the big three macro-nutritients – fat, protein and carbs. However for many of us the macro-nutrient we really should be focusing on is fibre. Most people in the UK don’t get nearly enough dietary fibre,...
Is drinking fruit juice a healthy choice ?

Is drinking fruit juice a healthy choice ?

When I was studying nutrition at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition a decade ago the accepted view on fruit juice was that we should advise our clients to limit consumption. We were told to effectively treat it the same as any other soft drink. The reason for this...