*Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Grain Free
Benefits of Toasted Muesli
- Gluten and grain free
- Certified organic ingredients
- Delicious blend of nuts, seeds, coconut and spices
- No processed sugar or sweeteners
Muesli, which is normally made of oats, fruits, nuts and seeds, was developed by a Swiss physician for patients in hospital. It has been a part of the European culture for many years. With the popularity of breakfast cereals in the 1960’s, packaged muesli became a common item in stores. Many of these packaged mueslis can contain preservatives, emulsifiers and flavours. Changing Habits organic Toasted Muesli is gluten and grain free as well as free from preservatives, emulsifiers, processed sugars and flavours… making this a healthy addition to your diet.
The mixture of nuts, seeds, coconut and chia seeds supply your body with protein and healthy fats to help sustain you through the morning. The addition of cinnamon helps your body to stabilise your blood sugar. The chia seeds and dates give you a natural source of fibre. All of the ingredients contain a range of minerals, making it a delicious, healthy choice.
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Sunflower seeds*, pumpkin seeds*, almonds*, walnuts*, dried dates*, desiccated coconut*, grated coconut*, sesame seeds*, honey*, coconut oil*, chia seeds*, cinnamon*, nutmeg*, Himalayan salt
Allergy warning: Contains nuts and sesame seeds
Each of the ingredients in this muesli has different nutritional values including:
Sunflower seeds are a good source of vitamin E, which has been shown to play a role in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of zinc; this mineral plays a vital role in protein synthesis and helps to regulate cell production in the immune system.
Almonds are a natural source of monounsaturated fats, which have been associated with reduced the risk of heart disease.
Walnuts contain primarily polyunsaturated fatty acids which is an essential fatty acid (EFA’s). EFAs are beneficial for blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Coconut oil has medium and short chain fatty acids that are digested and absorbed differently to long chain fatty acids. They are a quick form of energy as they do not use the enzyme system of the body but are used by the liver for instant fuel and energy and satiety from hunger.
Chia seeds contain a natural source of insoluble fibre, which helps to maintain a health digestive tract, as well as protein and omega 3 (ALA).
Dates contain a natural source of soluble and insoluble fibre, calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorous, all important mineral required by the body.
Cinnamon has been shown in some meta-analyses studies to help reduce the fasting blood glucose (FBG). FBG is the level of sugar in the blood several hours after eating, high level of FBG can cause health risks. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Davis+Yokoyama+Cinnamon