Set The Fat Straight
Dietary fat has been shown to increase muscle mass, improve skin and hair, increase brain functionality, and help balance hormone levels. Dietary fat is also crucial in aiding your body absorbing fat soluble vitamins (A,D,E, and K).
The FDA food pyramid has long recommended a high-carb, low-fat diet for “optimal” health. Does it surprise you that 2/3 of Americans are obese? Simply put, fat doesn’t make you fat. Eating a high carb diet and having a sedentary lifestyle does.
Having nothing to hide in our bars, here is a COMPLETE breakdown of ALL the ingredients that are in our whole food protein bar.
Ingredients by the Bar
Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of vitamin E, the body’s primary fat-soluble antioxidant. Vitamin E travels throughout the body neutralizing free radicals that would otherwise damage fat-containing structures and molecules, such as cell membranes, brain cells, and cholesterol. Sunflower seeds are a good source of magnesium, selenium, and help lower cholesterol
At 14 grams of protein per serving and is high Lysine content. Pea protein powder provides a delicious alternative source of protein for anyone but especially for vegetarians, vegans or those following restricted diets. It is entirely gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free. Like brown rice protein, it provides an array of benefits for health and fitness.
Brown Rice Protein
Brown rice protein powder has many benefits for health and fitness, for all diets and lifestyles. It provides a convenient source of protein for vegetarians and others who follow restricted diets. Being allergen -friendly, it may also make an excellent choice for individuals with dairy, soy and/or gluten allergies. Like other protein sources, brown rice protein can assist in weight loss or weight management, with the advantage of being very low fat and low calorie. Preliminary research has tied rice protein to fat loss and lowered cholesterol. Recent research has also indicated rice protein can help with recovery and gains in muscle when taken after exercise.
Blueberries are ranked in the U.S. diet as having one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices and seasonings. Antioxidants are essential to optimizing health by helping to combat the free radicals that can damage cellular structures as well as DNA. After many years of research on blueberry antioxidants and their potential benefits for the nervous system and for brain health, there is exciting new evidence that blueberries can improve memory.
Flaxseeds have heart-healthy Omega 3′s, antioxidants, and enough fiber to keep you going all day long. Whole flaxseeds pass directly through the digestive system so we fresh grind our flaxseeds daily so that your body can easily absorb all of these benefits!
Almonds not only promote brain function, but also strengthen your HEART! The healthy fats and antioxidants in almonds will keep you healthy and LEAN! We add the most nutrient dense part (Almond Bran) to pack a serious, healthy punch!
Being healthy never tasted so sweet. Unlike garbage artificial sweeteners, honey is 100% natural and is buzzing with health benefits from antioxidants to improved athletic performance!
Walk this Whey
The long-time gold standard of muscle building protein supplements, whey protein is superior to other forms of protein. Many companies fill bars with cheaper alternatives such as soy to keep the costs down but we put high quality whey protein into every bar to help you build muscle, feel better, and look better. Whey is also an abundant source of amino acids which may help lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
We have yet to find a conventional protein bar that contains hemp seeds. Hemp seeds contain highly digestible protein, all 9 essential amino acids, has a 3:1 Omega 6 to 3 ratio, trace minerals, and vitamin E. These power seeds provide great nutritional benefits that your body will love.
With the amount of vitamins and minerals in just one date, it has secured it’s place as one of the premier superfoods of our time. Not only that but they are naturally sweet and delicious giving you a tasty boost of energy to get you going.
Regular table salt goes under a lot of processing that removes any nutrition it contains.
Sea salt undergoes no additional processing. By eliminating this processing, sea salt keeps all of the essential minerals and nutrients while giving the perfect complement to our great-tasting bar.
We use 72% cacao from one of the worlds most trusted chocolate makers. Cacao is only used in our Chocolate Koog Bars.
Our mocha comes from Costa Rican coffee beans. Mocha is only used in our Mocha Koog Bars.