Comparison To Soylent
When you’re considering purchasing a meal replacement product - or considering an alternative to Soylent - it’s important to consider what your goals are.
We could go on and on about how we prefer Huel to other products on the market but, honestly, you’re here because you’re interested in how Huel can help you lead a happier, healthier life. Not what we think about the product.
So, to help you decide between Huel and Soylent or aid in your research for an alternative to Soylent which is available in the UK, we put together this page.
Once you’ve finished reading, if you’re interested in trying Huel, then we’d love to have you as a customer. Or, if you think Soylent is a better match for your needs, then we encourage you to try them out.
How Huel compares to Soylent
Other replacement products on the market (like Joylent and Soylent) are excellent at what they do. They provide you with a meal placement that you can use to supplement your diet or replace your meals.
However, there are a number of benefits which make Huel a superior choice when compared to Soylent. Per 2,000 calories:
|Huel (v2.1)||Soylent (v1.6)|
|148g of protein||100g of protein|
|35g of fibre||28g of fibre|
|65g of fat||100g of fat|
|4.6g of sugar||76g of sugar|
|Main carb source is low GI = Oats||Main carb source is high GI = Maltodextrin|
|Two main sources of protein (Pea and Brown Rice)||Only one main source - Soy|
|Made in UK||Made in USA|
|Free delivery in UK||Not available in UK|
|No soy||Contains Soy|
|100% vegan||100% vegan|
If you would like an independent analysis, three dietitians did a blind review of Huel, Joylent and Soylent which you can read here.
The Benefits of Huel
Huel been formulated by the renowned nutrition expert James Collier BSc (Hons), RNutr to include all the protein, carbs, fats, vitamins and minerals that your body needs.
Huel provides at least 100% of the UK Government's 'Reference Nutrient Intakes' and the European Union's 'Daily Recommended Amount'.
The key benefits are:
- 100% Nutritionally complete - provides 100% of what the body needs
- Fast - take a few mins per day to prepare and clean up
- Affordable - from just £5.32 per day, or £1.33 per meal
- Zero waste - has a shelf life of over 1 year
- Vegan - contains zero animal products
- Simple - no more complicated recipes or calorie counting
- Less impact on environment - being vegan uses fewer resources
View our explainer video below
We’re firm believers in the benefits of Huel. After all, that’s why we developed it!
But the decision as to which nutritionally complete powdered food to use is a personal decision that's connected to your own individual goals. That’s why we encourage you to try Huel - and the other products on the market - and see which you prefer.
If you’re ready to try Huel, you can order your first week's supply of Huel and get started.