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The Transit Test

What the Truckers ate

Here’s the food we gave our truckers to get their transit time working efficiently. It is important to note that the chart below is just an example of what you can eat to increase your fibre levels and should not be rigorously adhered too. Both Don and Wolfgang had very slow transit times and a diet lacking in fibrous content.

To gain dramatic results over a short period of time we fed them fibre three times a day. The recommended daily allowance of fibre is 18-24g a day so it is better to introduce more fibre into your diet a little at a time rather than overload your digestive system with too much fibre, otherwise you may find yourself on the toilet more than you bargained for.

Day one:

  1. Large bowl All Bran, milk with small box of raisins on top and a drink
  2. Apple and cereal bar and a drink
  3. 1 x wholemeal Fruit Scone with margerine and jam or peanut butter and a drink
  4. 2 slices wholemeal bread with margerine, tinned meal or tuna ready meal plus a handful of raw veg (carrots/toms/celery) and salsa dip and a drink
  5. Packet of Ryvita Minis and a drink
  6. 2 slices of wholemeal bread with margerine with a tinned meal or tuna ready meal and a drink
  7. Low fat rice pudding or custard with tinned fruit and a drink

Day two:

  1. Large bowl All Bran, milk with small box of raisins on top and a drink
  2. Pear and cereal bar and a drink
  3. 1 x wholemeal Fruit Scone with margerine and jam or peanut butter and a drink
  4. 2 slices wholemeal bread with margerine, tinned meal or tuna ready meal plus a handful of raw veg (carrots/toms/celery) and salsa dip and a drink
  5. Packet of Ryvita Minis and a drink
  6. 2 slices of wholemeal bread with margerine with a tinned meal or tuna ready meal and a drink
  7. Low fat rice pudding or custard with tinned fruit and a drink

Day three:

  1. Large bowl All Bran, milk with small box of raisins on top and a drink
  2. Apple and cereal bar and a drink
  3. 1 x wholemeal Fruit Scone with margerine and jam or peanut butter and a drink
  4. 2 slices wholemeal bread with margerine, tinned meal or tuna ready meal plus a handful of raw veg (carrots/toms/celery) and salsa dip and a drink
  5. Packet of Ryvita Minis and a drink
  6. 2 slices of wholemeal bread with margerine with a tinned meal or tuna ready meal and a drink
  7. Low fat rice pudding or custard with tinned fruit and a drink

Day four:

  1. Large bowl All Bran, milk with small box of raisins on top and a drink
  2. Pear and cereal bar and a drink
  3. 1 x wholemeal Fruit Scone with margerine and jam or peanut butter and a drink
  4. 2 slices wholemeal bread with margerine, tinned meal or tuna ready meal plus a handful of raw veg (carrots/toms/celery) and salsa dip and a drink
  5. Packet of Ryvita Minis and a drink
  6. 2 slices of wholemeal bread with margerine with a tinned meal or tuna ready meal and a drink
  7. Low fat rice pudding or custard with tinned fruit and a drink

Day five:

  1. Large bowl All Bran, milk with small box of raisins on top and a drink
  2. Apple and cereal bar and a drink
  3. 3 fig rolls with Ryvita snack and a drink
  4. 2 slices wholemeal bread with margerine, tinned meal or tuna ready meal plus a handful of raw veg (carrots/toms/celery) and salsa dip and a drink
  5. Packet of Ryvita Minis and a drink
  6. 2 slices of wholemeal bread with margerine with a tinned meal or tuna ready meal and a drink
  7. Low fat rice pudding or custard with tinned fruit and a drink


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