Fibre Supplements & Essential Fats
Fibre and essential fats are an important part of any balanced diet. They play a key number of roles in your body and they have to come from what you eat — popular sources of fibre are vegetables and whole grains and popular sources of essential fatty acids are oily fish such as salmon.
This can often by expensive and time-consuming, which is why we’ve got a range of fibre supplements and essential fatty acid supplements such as 100% Inulin and Essential Omega-3 . To discover what's best for you, check out our best fibre supplements and best fatty acid supplements, or take a look below.
Why is Fibre Important?
Fibre is an important part of a balanced diet as it helps to keep your digestive system working as it should. It’s found in plant-based foods such as fruit, vegetables, whole grains and legumes.
There are two types of fibre — soluble and insoluble. Soluble fibre dissolves in water in your digestive system, whereas insoluble fibre passes through without being broken down, which in turn helps to move other foods through.
Foods Sources of Soluble Fibre:
• Root vegetables
Foods Sources of Insoluble Fibre:
• Wholemeal bread
• Cereals and bran
• Nuts and seeds
Our Fibre Supplements
We offer a huge range of fibre supplements, including:
100% Inulin powder— inulin is a fibrous carbohydrate that’s classed as a starch, this convenient powder can be added to shakes, smoothies or baking to boost fibre content.
Vitafiber™ — this powder is derived from corn starch and when mixed with water it delivers a drink that contains 88% dietary fibre.
100% Flax Seed Powder — this powder has a distinct nutty taste and is a great addition to any balanced diet to increase your intake of essential fatty acids and both soluble and insoluble fibre.
As well as these super-convenient powders, we also have a great range of food which can help you to stay topped up on fibre:
Oats & Whey Protein Bar— as well as being high in fibre, these delicious flapjacks pack in 22g of protein.
100% Instant Oats— an unbeatable breakfast classic, these oats are milled into an ultra-fine powder, making them perfect for adding to shakes and smoothies.
Essential fats are a really important part of a balanced diet, as they can support the body in a variety of ways, including heart health.1
Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid which your body can’t make itself, which is why our omega supplements can be such a valuable addition to your diet. It’s naturally found in fish oil, making our tablets a much more convenient and cost-effective alternative.
We have a great range of omega supplements to choose from, including Essential Omega-3 Capsules, Omega Balance and Omega-3 Plus. We also offer Vegan Omega, which is ideal for those who are following a plant-based lifestyle.
1. EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart.