29/12/2011 05:42 GMT | Updated 29/12/2011 10:07 GMT

Banish The Post-Christmas Bloat With These Digestive-Friendly Foods

With the toxic load of excessive sugar, saturated fat and alcohol settling into your stomach from your Christmas feast, it’s little wonder your gut is feeling full and sluggish.

Along with the post-festive flu and fatigue, many of us will be feeling the bloat, tummy cramps and constant wind, following the last week of binge-eating on everything we could get our hands on.

Although the signs of the Christmas feast may still be lurking (yes, we mean those leftovers Quality Street chocolates and mince pies…) lure yourself away from temptation and give your digestive system a much-needed boost.

Awaken your tired, overworked gut and give it a kick-start with these fibre-rich foods, all containing a large amount of the recommended 25g of fibre needed per day to maintain a healthy digestive system.

Foods High In Fibre