Nutrition 0 MIN READ

Get the most out of your Protein Bar

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Protein bars are a convenient and popular snack option for people on the go. However, not all these bars contain the same ingredients and calories. Depending on the brand, they may contain added sugar or have more carbs than proteins, which could result in high glucose levels. Therefore, reading the nutrition labels carefully and being mindful of hidden sugars is essential.

How to get the most out of your protein bar?
• Read the nutrition label carefully and choose a protein bar with a higher protein-to-carb ratio.
• Look for hidden sugars such as high fructose corn syrup, dextrose, or maltodextrin.
• Consider reducing the portion size of the bar and having a small piece at a time.
• Try consuming it as a pre-workout/intra-workout snack to avoid glucose level fluctuations.

Protein bars can be harmful to your health. Although such bars are marketed as a good source of protein, they often contain more carbohydrates than protein, which can negatively affect your glucose levels, weight loss goals, and overall health. It is crucial to pay close attention to their nutritional value.

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