The blueberries in this oat muffin are linked to improvements in brain function and memory. They may also reduce your risk of heart disease and help keep your blood pressure stable and healthy cholesterol levels. Blueberries are a great source of vitamin K which is needed to build strong bones and allows normal blood clotting. Vitamin C promotes optimal immune system function.
Bananas, cinnamon and blueberries are all rich in antioxidants which help to fight off free radicals. Cinnamon also has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. Banana is a good source of potassium which promote healthy blood pressure and vitamin B6 which is needed to make red blood cells.
Wheat flour and oats offer a good source of fibre as well as B vitamins which are needed to make energy from the food you eat. Whole wheat flour offers more vitamins, minerals and antioxidants compared to refined flour. Such as iron, copper, zinc, and magnesium.
Egg and milk are good sources of protein which helps you to stay fuller for longer. Eggs and milk are also good sources of vitamin A and D which support optimal immune system function. Milk provides your body with calcium which is essential for strong bones and teeth. Vitamin D allows your body to properly absorb the calcium and the magnesium in the oats and flour activates the vitamin D.
Each pouch of South Australian Gourmet Food Company Banana Fruit Custard with Added Fibre provides your body with 10.9g of dietary fibre. Adults needs between 25-30g each day and more than 70% of Australian adults are failing to meet this amount needed for health. Having enough fibre in your diet supports a healthy gut, heart health and stable blood sugar levels. It also helps you to maintain a healthy weight. This muffin is a great choice for long-lasting energy while still satisfying your taste buds.