Cook potatoes with the skins on, as this is where the fibre and micronutrients are found.
Try building your muscles by eating them instead. Garden peas, green beans, sugar snap peas and mangetout are all protein-rich legumes.
A little dark chocolate (85% cocoa) includes approximately 65% fat, chiefly oleic acid (a heart-healthy fat found in olive oil), minerals, and antioxidants.
Resistant starch, found in cooled rice, has characteristics of both insoluble and soluble fibre, in that it ‘resists’ digestion
The single best way to support your gut health is to eat 30 different plant foods a week.
Make a veggie-packed soup on a Sunday to have for lunch during the week and you’ll be staying on top of your daily intake of fruit and veg.
Eating a homemade olive oil dressing on your salad is better for you than just plain lettuce - and tastier too.
Try subbing in a little Greek yoghurt and chopped spring onion for flavour in your mash potato instead of butter.
One study found that people who chewed almonds thoroughly (up to 40 chews) felt fuller for longer than those who chewed the same amount of nuts fewer times.