Our star of the show! Inulin (otherwise known as chicory root), is a reputable prebiotic fibre that has been proven to have a positive effect on our gut microbiota, by nourishing the good bacteria in the gut. Inulin promotes regular bowel movements, making it an ideal ingredient for anyone struggling with digestive issues. Inulin can also contribute to effective natural weight loss.
PEA PROTEIN ISOLATE
Protein from peas is an easily digestible vegan protein source, with a broad spectrum of amino acids and benefits, including: regulating blood sugar, increasing muscle mass, weight loss and promoting a healthy heart function.
Cacao is rich in antioxidants and contains 40% more antioxidants than blueberries - it's also the highest plant-based source of iron. It is full of magnesium and consists of more calcium than cow's milk. Cacao is also a natural mood elevator. Research has shown that cacao can help stimulate the brain into releasing neurotransmitters, which can in turn release feel-good hormones.
OATS (GLUTEN FREE)
Oats are high in the soluble fibre beta-glucan, which has numerous benefits such as: reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels, promotes healthy gut bacteria and increases feelings of fullness. Oats are rich in carbs and fibre, but also higher in protein and fat than most other grains. Oats are also very high in vitamins and minerals.
Cashews supply a host of minerals in high amounts, including some that are hard to get, like zinc, which helps maintain healthy vision and support the immune system.
Almonds contain healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. The health benefits of almonds include lowered blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. They can also reduce hunger and promote natural weight loss.
Sunflower seeds are rich in the B vitamins, which are essential for a healthy nervous system and a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium, protein and vitamin E. They also contain trace minerals; zinc, manganese, copper, chromium and carotene as well as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids - the types of 'good' fat that can help to protect the arteries.