What are the Health Benefits of Huel?

'Is Huel healthy?' is a question we get asked a lot – here are just a few reasons why Huel is good for you.

First things first – we know that health claims aren’t sexy or fun, but science and nutrition are at the heart of what we do at Huel, so it's pretty important that we walk the walk when it comes to talking about how healthy Huel is.

Each of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients in every Huel meal has a role to play in helping your body run smoothly. Each one of these health benefits – and they vary between all the different Huel products – has been scientifically backed and EU-approved, and we've broken them all down so you don't have to.

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The Health Benefits of Huel

1. Alpha-linolenic acid

What it does: May help maintain normal cholesterol levels  

Products: Huel Powder v3.0, Black EditionReady-to-drink, Bar v3.1, Complete Protein Bar, Hot & Savory

 

2. Linoleic acid

What it does: May help manage cholesterol levels already within a normal range as part of an overall healthy diet 

Products: Huel Powder v3.0, Black EditionReady-to-drink, Bar v3.1, Complete Protein Bar, Hot & Savory

 

3. Biotin

What it does: Plays a role in important metabolic functions

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4. Biotin

What it does: Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system

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5. Biotin

What it does: Contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism

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6. Biotin

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair

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7. Biotin

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

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8. Biotin

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin

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9. Calcium

What it does: Contributes to normal blood clotting

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10. Calcium

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions 

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11. Calcium

What it does: Contributes to normal muscle function

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12. Calcium

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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13. Calcium

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of digestive enzymes

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14. Calcium

What it does: Plays an important role in normal cell division

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15. Calcium

What it does: Needed for the maintenance of normal bones

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16. Calcium

What it does: Builds strong bones

Products: Huel Powder v3.0, Black EditionReady-to-drink, Complete Protein, Hot & Savory, Essential, Daily Greens

 

17. Calcium

What it does: Needed for the maintenance of normal teeth

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18. Carbohydrate

What it does: Contribute to the maintenance of normal brain function

Caveat: Beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 130 g of carbohydrates from all sources

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Ready-to-drink, Hot & Savory, Essential

 

19. Chloride

What it does: Helps contribute to normal digestion

Products: All Huel products except Bar v3.1 and Essential, Daily Greens

20. Choline

What it does: Contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism

Products: All Huel products except Daily Greens

21. Choline

What it does: Contributes to normal lipid metabolism

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22. Choline

What it does: Helps support a healthy liver

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23. Chromium

What it does: Contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism

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24. Chromium

What it does: Helps maintain blood glucose levels already in the normal range

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25. Copper

What it does: Helps support healthy connective tissues

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26. Copper

What it does: Plays a role in cellular energy production

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27. Copper

What it does: Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system

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28. Copper

What it does: Contributes to normal hair pigmentation

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29. Copper

What it does: Contributes to normal iron transport in the body

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30. Copper

What it does: Contributes to normal skin pigmentation

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31. Copper

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of the immune system

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32. Copper

What it does: Is a known antioxidant

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33. Folate

What it does: Helps support a healthy pregnancy

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34. Folate

What it does: Contributes to normal amino acid synthesis

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35. Folate

What it does: Helps support healthy red blood cells

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36. Folate

What it does: Contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism

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37. Folate

What it does: Helps support healthy brain function

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38. Folate

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of the immune system

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39. Folate

What it does: Helps support cell production and maintenance

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40. Iodine

What it does: Plays a critical role in healthy metabolic activity

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41. Iodine

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin

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42. Iodine

What it does: Helps maintain thyroid health

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43. Iron

What it does: Contributes to normal cognitive function

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44. Iron

What it does: Plays a critical role in muscle metabolism

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45. Iron

What it does: Contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and hemoglobin

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46. Iron

What it does: Contributes to normal oxygen transport in the body

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47. Iron

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of the immune system

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48. Iron

What it does: Plays a role in energy production

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49. Iron

What it does: Helps support cell production and maintenance

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50. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to electrolyte balance

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51. Magnesium

What it does: Plays an important role in glucose metabolism

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52. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system

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53. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to normal muscle function

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54. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to normal protein synthesis

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55. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

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56. Magnesium

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal teeth

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57. Magnesium

What it does: Helps support cell production and maintenance

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58. Manganese

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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59. Manganese

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

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60. Manganese

What it does: Helps support bone health

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61. Manganese

What it does: Helps support joint health

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62. Manganese

What it does: Is known to provide antioxidant support

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63. Molybdenum

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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64. Niacin

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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65. Niacin

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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66. Niacin

What it does: Helps support brain health

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67. Niacin

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

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68. Niacin

What it does: Helps support healthy skin

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69. Niacin

What it does: Helps convert nutrients into cellular energy

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70. Pantothenic acid

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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71. Pantothenic acid

What it does: Contributes to normal synthesis and metabolism of steroid hormones and vitamin D 

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72. Phosphorus

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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73. Phosphorus

What it does: Is an essential structural component of cell membranes

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74. Phosphorus

What it does: Supports bone health

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75. Potassium

What it does: Supports healthy teeth

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76. Potassium

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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77. Potassium

What it does: Helps support muscle function

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78. Potassium

What it does: May help support blood pressure readings already in the normal range as part of a healthy diet

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79. Protein

What it does: Helps support the growth of healthy muscles

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80. Protein

What it does: Helps support the maintenance of healthy muscles

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81. Protein

What it does: Helps support healthy bones

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82. Protein

What it does: Contributes to feelings of fullness

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83. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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84. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Supports cellular energy production

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85. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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86. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

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87. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Plays an important role in red blood cell production

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88. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin

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89. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Helps support normal vision

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90. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Plays a role in iron metabolism

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91. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

What it does: Is known to provide antioxidant support

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92. Selenium

What it does: Helps support healthy sperm

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93. Selenium

What it does: Supports healthy hair

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94. Selenium

What it does: May support healthy nails

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95. Selenium

What it does: Supports a healthy immune system

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96. Selenium

What it does: Supports a healthy thyroid

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97. Selenium

What it does: Is known to provide antioxidant support

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98. Thiamine

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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99. Thiamine

What it does: Supports a healthy nervous system

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100. Thiamine

What it does: Helps support healthy brain function

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101. Thiamine

What it does: Helps support healthy heart function

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102. Vitamin A

What it does: Plays a role in iron metabolism

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103. Vitamin A

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

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104. Vitamin A

What it does: Helps support healthy skin

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105. Vitamin A

What it does: Helps support healthy vision

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106. Vitamin A

What it does: Helps support a healthy immune system

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107. Vitamin A

What it does: Helps support normal cell division

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108. Vitamin B12

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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109. Vitamin B12

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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110. Vitamin B12

What it does: Helps convert food into (cellular) energy

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111. Vitamin B12

What it does: Supports healthy cognitive function

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112. Vitamin B12

What it does: Contributes to normal red blood cell formation

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113. Vitamin B12

What it does: Plays a role in energy metabolism

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114. Vitamin B12

What it does: Helps support proper cell function

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115. Vitamin B6

What it does: Plays a role in amino acid metabolism

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116. Vitamin B6

What it does: Plays a critical role in healthy metabolic activity

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117. Vitamin B6

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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118. Vitamin B6

What it does: Helps convert food into cellular energy

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119. Vitamin B6

What it does: Contributes to normal protein and glycogen metabolism

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120. Vitamin B6

What it does: Supports healthy cognitive function

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121. Vitamin B6

What it does: Contributes to normal red blood cell formation

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122. Vitamin B6

What it does: Helps support a healthy immune system

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123. Vitamin C

What it does: Supports a healthy immune system

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124. Vitamin C

What it does: Plays a role in the biosynthesis of collagen

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125. Vitamin C

What it does: Plays a role in protein metabolism

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126. Vitamin C

What it does: Helps support a healthy nervous system

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127. Vitamin C

What it does: Is an antioxidant

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128. Vitamin C

What it does: Helps support metabolic functions

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129. Vitamin C

What it does: Contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E

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130. Vitamin C

What it does: Helps support iron absorption

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131. Vitamin D

What it does: Contributes to normal absorption of calcium and phosphorus

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132. Vitamin D

What it does: Helps maintain normal calcium levels

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133. Vitamin D

What it does: Helps support bone health

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134. Vitamin D

What it does: May help support normal muscle function

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135. Vitamin D

What it does: May help support health of teeth

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136. Vitamin D

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of the immune system

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137. Vitamin D

What it does: Helps support normal cell division

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138. Vitamin E

What it does: Provides antioxidant support  

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139. Vitamin K

What it does: Plays a role in healthy blood clotting

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140. Vitamin K

What it does: Helps support bone health

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141. Zinc

What it does: Plays a key role in cellular metabolism

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142. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism

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143. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to normal metabolism of vitamin A

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144. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to normal protein production

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145. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

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146. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair

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147. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal nails

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148. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin

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149. Zinc

What it does: Helps support eye health

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150. Zinc

What it does: Contributes to the normal function of the immune system

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151. Zinc

What it does: Provides antioxidant support

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152. Zinc

What it does: Helps support normal cell division

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153. Fiber

What it does: Helps support digestive health by promoting bowel regularity

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Black EditionReady to DrinkHot & Savory, Essential, Complete Protein 

154. Fiber

What it does: Is good for gut health

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Black EditionReady to DrinkHot & Savory, Essential, Complete Protein

155. Omega-3 Fats

What it does: Helps support a healthy heart

Products: Huel Powder v3.0, Black EditionReady to Drink, Bar v3.1, Complete Protein Bar, Hot & Savory, Essential

156. The antioxidant vitamin A

What it does: Maintains cell integrity

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157 The antioxidant vitamin C

What it does: Maintains cell integrity

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158. The antioxidant vitamin E

What it does: Maintains cell integrity

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159. The antioxidant vitamin A

What it does: Are important for a proper functioning immune system

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Black EditionReady to DrinkHot & Savory, EssentialDaily Greens

160. The antioxidant vitamin C

What it does: Are important for a proper functioning immune system

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Black EditionReady to DrinkHot & Savory, EssentialDaily Greens

161. The antioxidant vitamin E

What it does: Are important for a proper functioning immune system

Products: Huel Powder v3.0Black EditionReady to DrinkHot & Savory, EssentialDaily Greens>

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