About Huel Ready-to-drink
The Huel Ready-to-drink Formula Explained
Huel Ready-to-drink is a nutritionally complete meal in a
bottle. It is high in protein, low in sugar and salt, it is a source of fibre and it contains a balanced macro split of 35:42:20:3 (carbohydrate, fat, protein, fibre) and all 26 essential vitamins and minerals.
Additionally, it contains no lactose or any animal products, no soy, and no GMO.
Huel Ready-to-drink meets the UK and EU Reference Nutrient Intakes (RNI), Reference Intakes (RI) and Nutrient Reference Values (NRV) for all macro- and micronutrients [1, 2, 3], and it provides a sustained source of energy with a wealth of other nutritious benefits.
Huel Ready-to-drink is 35:42:20:3 Macro Split
The principal macronutrients from which Huel obtain energy from food are carbohydrate, fat, protein and fibre, and in Huel Ready-to-drink their ratio is 35:42:20:3 respectively; i.e. 35% of the total energy comes from carbohydrate, 42% from fat, 20% from protein and 3% from fibre. Amino acids are the most basic units of protein, and nine amino acids are essential for life – with others being crucial for optimum health – so any diet has to contain a significant amount of protein. Huel Ready-to-drink is high in protein with all essential amino acids present in good amounts (see below).
Fat is more energy-dense than carbohydrate and protein, so the Huel Ready-to-drink formula includes large amounts of healthy fats in order to achieve less volume and an easy-to-consume Huel meal in a bottle. Moreover, there are some fatty acids that are required for optimal health, and Huel Ready-to-drink is rich in the fats that provide these essential fatty acids.
Carbohydrate – whilst not essential per se – does have significant benefits in respect of sustaining energy levels,
and those in Huel Ready-to-drink are slow-release carbs – ideal formaintaining energy for up to several hours.
The amounts of fat, protein and carbohydrate in Huel are designed to provide optimum, sustained energy release as well as covering requirements for health and protection against disease.