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Fabulous fibre

The fibre in JOYA® apples helps friendly gut bacteria thrive. Plus, it aids digestion, lowers cholesterol and helps to prevent heart disease. Good news, right? Read on.

Did you know that your body needs soluble and insoluble fibre, and that JOYA® apples are a good source of both these fabulous fibres?

Fibre is a type of carbohydrate that’s not digested or absorbed. It’s found mainly in plant foods and moves through the digestive system staying relatively intact.

Soluble fibre, found mostly in the flesh of apples, absorbs water; insoluble fibre, found both in the apple’s skin and flesh, does not. This means that these two types of fibre boost your health in slightly different ways.

Soluble fibre:

Insoluble fibre:

Fibre facts

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