Energy Fields Natural Muesli is a wonderful breakfast cereal that contains the goodness of wholegrain rolled oats, natural sultanas, pepitas, mango, coconut, paw paw, sunflower kernels and pineapple.
There has been extensive research into beta glucan and its benefits for heart health. It is said that it is protective to the heart because it helps to lower cholesterol and decrease the reabsorption of LDL (bad) cholesterol.
The rolled oats in our natural muesli are also low GI, which means that they make you feel statisfied for longer, ensures that your blood sugar levels remain stable and give you energy that sustains you longer throughout the day.
Oats also contain protein, iron, magnesium and B Vitamins, particularly B1 and B5 which are essential for the nervous system.
Pepitas are the inner kernel of pumpkin seeds and have many health benefits. They are one of nature's best protein foods containing 30% protein including good amounts of all the essential amino acids we need in the balanced form.
Pepitas have a NPU (net protein utilisation) of over 60%, which means the protein is not only contained in the food, it is highly usable by the body. Especially high in pepitas are the amino acids isoleucine, methionine, lysine and leucine and compared to wholegrains, legumes and other animal proteins, pepitas provide the perfect protein.
The pepitas in our Natural Muesli also contain over 11mg of iron per 100g, which is four times the amount of spinach, and ten times that of chicken. Combined with the abundance of the mineral phosphorus also found in pepitas, it promotes healthy blood development and efficient nerve and mental activity.
Vitamin A and B vitamins are also found in pepitas, making them a wonderful food to start your day with.
Sunflower seeds, like pepitas, are also an excellent source of protein, they have over 24% complete protein with a NPU (usable protein) of 58% and all the essential amino acids are in good balance.
Sunflowers plants have the amazing ability to follow the sun's direction, and for this reason they are unique. They supply us with Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin. Deficiency in Vitamin D can upset the metabolism of all the main minerals in the body, which effects the glands, muscles, nerves and digestion.
Sunflower seeds also provide excellent amount of:
These rolled oats, pepitas and sunflower seeds together with coconut and dried fruits, makes our recipe for muesli a high protein, high nutrient value start to your day.
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