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How Much Energy is in a Plant Based Energy Bar?

If you’re looking for something to get you through an afternoon slump, or to sustain you during a hike, look no further than plant based energy bars.  What we mean by “energy” When we’re referring to how much energy food has, we’re talking about calories and how efficiently they burn. A calorie is a unit of energy, and one calorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. Food, and the calories it provides, supply you with the fuel your body needs to perform its basic functions through a...

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Do Vegan Protein Bars Give You Energy?

Protein bars are great because they provide a powerful source of energy in a convenient portable format. Whether you’re replacing a meal, or refueling yourself on a hike, protein bars can give you the fuel boost you need to conquer the day-to-day AND the great outdoors, alike. But do vegan protein bars provide you with the same amount of energy? The answer is yes — they do! In fact, they may even give you more energy.  What are vegan protein bars? First of all, let’s clarify what we mean by vegan protein bars. These bars are made without milk and...

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How Healthy are Energy Bars?

There is an extremely wide selection of energy bars available in most grocery stores today. The more brands there are, the more variety of bars there will be, and not all bars are created equally. It’s difficult to make a generalization about how healthy all energy bars are, because each of us is looking for something different in a bar. We can, however, point you in the direction of what ingredients make an energy bar healthy or unhealthy. So, let’s get started! What Makes an Energy Bar “Healthy”? That’s right — some energy bars aren’t any better for you than...

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8 Benefits of Protein Bars

Vegans and non-vegans alike are starting to incorporate plant based protein bars into their diets, especially as they become more and more available in grocery stores. But are they actually good for you, besides the name? Yes! In this post, we’ll explain the many benefits of protein bars. Especially the plant based ones. Plant Based Protein Bar vs Whey Protein Bar Most protein bars contain whey, which is a waste product leftover from cheese production — kind of unappealing, right? It’s a highly processed protein that can cause weight gain, and can cause indigestion in people with sensitivities to dairy...

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