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Protein Bar

A protein bar is a nutritionally dense, convenient snack formulated to provide a balance of essential nutrients such as protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Primarily designed as a supplementary source of protein, protein bars are popular amongst athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and people with busy lifestyles who need quick, nutrient-rich fuel to support their daily activities and aid muscle recovery post-workouts. Protein bars come in a vast array of flavors and formulations, catering to an array of dietary preferences such as vegan, gluten-free, and low-sugar options. The main protein sources often include whey, casein, soy, or plant-based protein blends, alongside natural sweeteners and binders like honey, dates, or nut butters.
#3
IN BREAKFAST & NUTRITION BARS
333
CAL / 100G
$0.71
AVG / OZ
Protein Bar
47%
CARBS
14%
FAT
39%
PROTEIN
Protein Bar FAQ
What are the ingredients for making Protein Bars?
Do I need any special equipment to make Protein Bars?
Can I substitute ingredients in the recipe?
How do I prevent the bars from being too dry or crumbly?
Can I make Protein Bars without baking?
How long do Protein Bars last and how should they be stored?
How do I know when the Protein Bars are done?
How can I add more flavor to my Protein Bars?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does Protein Bar expire?
Most protein bars have a ‘best before’ date printed on the packaging, which normally falls around 6 to 9 months from the manufacturing date. However, certain bars with no preservatives can have shorter shelf lives, lasting about 2 to 3 months. Once opened, a protein bar should be consumed within a few hours, as exposure to air can make it dry and hard. Most protein bars can be frozen and will last indefinitely, but the texture may change upon defrosting.
How do you tell if Protein Bar is bad?
The first sign of a protein bar going bad is a change in texture. It may become overly hard or, conversely, feel excessively soft and fall apart. Additionally, an off-smell or a change in color are good indicators that the bar should not be consumed. If there's any visible mold or unusual spots, discard the bar immediately. Always trust your senses; if you're in doubt, it's safer to get rid of it than risk getting sick.
Tips for storing Protein Bar to extend shelf life
• Always store your protein bars in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight or heat sources. • If you like protein bars with a crunchy texture, you can store them in the fridge. • To extend the shelf life of your protein bars, freeze them. Just wrap them well in plastic wrap or store them in a freezer bag. Allow them to thaw at room temperature before you enjoy them. • Always consider the 'best before' date. This date represents the period when the product is at its peak quality, not its safety. Although protein bars can be consumed a little after this date, don’t push it too far.
EXPIRES WITHIN
10 - 14
MONTHS
Health Info
Macros
28g
CARBS
8g
FAT
23g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
VEGETARIAN
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
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