Fill up on Fibre

For the month of June we are counting down 30 Days to Summer with registered dietitian Stefanie Senior. Each day she will reveal a new tip to help you reach your summer health goals. Join the conversation through Live Right Now's Facebook Event, "30 Days to Summer" and share your own tips and successes or post questions and feedback. We will enter your name into a draw for a free Skype nutrition consultation with Stefanie.

June 18th ... 13 days to summer...

Fill up on fibre
. Like protein, fibre helps to manage blood sugars, appetite, cravings and weight. It also is "indigestible" meaning that it provides minimal calories. Include at least 1 serving of fibre rich food at every meal and snack. 1 serving = 1 slice of whole grain bread, ½ cup of whole grain cereal, ¾ cup of beans or legumes, ¼ cup of nuts or seeds, 1 medium piece of fruit, or ½ cup of raw or cooked vegetables.

see the full month of tips here

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