Food blends are as the name suggests: a blend of food that contains various nutrients that the body requires. They are a convenient source of your recommended daily intake and are quite easy to ingest as they can be blended with almost any liquid. But most people are not sure as to whether they should use food blends and if they do, when to use them. Food blends have numerous uses and a few of them are highlighted below.
Delivering RDI of Fruit and Vegetables
We all know how hard it can be to have to keep up with our recommended daily intake (RDI) of healthy foods but natural functional food blends make it much easier to do. Food blends contain your recommended daily intake of these vitamins and minerals in an easy to consume blend and makes sure that even if you aren’t a fan of your veggies, you can still eat healthy.
Provides Much Needed Fiber
The body requires a certain amount of fiber everyday to perform properly and although it is not digested and doesn’t provide any vital nutrients, its function in the body cannot be overlooked. Fiber is a component of plant cell walls, and its function is to give them rigidity and shape; but in humans its function is to ensure efficient passing of digested food. Fiber aids the body in removing unwanted toxins like cholesterol and triglycerides, and inhibits their production in the liver as well as many other crucial functions related to digestion health and function, and excretion.
An Effective Protein Supplement
Proteins are the building blocks of our bodies and we continue to need more and more protein even after our growth has plateaued out. These proteins cannot last in our body forever so therefore we need to continue to replenish the proteins everyday with the foods we eat. Functional food blends provide a great source of protein and help you meet your body’s protein requirements in an easy to consume manner.
Easy to Mix
Functional food blends mixes well with almost any liquid and this is why it is a great choice for most people. It is easy on the taste buds as well so you can comfortably get all the nutrition and fiber that you need in one simple drink.
All Natural Ingredients
Functional food blends are made up of natural, wholesome ingredients, so you can rest assured that it is safe for your system. The best way to get your vitamins and nutrients is the natural way.
Wondering when you should use a functional food blend? The answer to that is whenever you need a simple, convenient and natural way to get your vitamins, nutrients and fiber. Functional food blends will give you that comfort of not having to worry about how you would get your RDI of fruits, vegetables and fiber. If you have any questions about which blend is right for you, speak with your doctor or stop by your local health food store and ask – they’ll be more than happy to help you out.Guest Author: Dale is a long-time student of health, wellness and nutrition. He’s currently working with Well Beings Health and Nutrition Center in Langley, Canada.