A Guide for Gluten Free Protein Bars
Do you appreciate a good gluten free protein bar in between meals or to supplement your total protein intake? It can be a real life saver on the go, too. You already know there’s a huge variety of bars out there and they all sound and look so good. But how could you tell the good from the nasty ones? Can you trust reviews online?
We put together a site for protein bars that meet two criteria: gluten free and at least 10 grams of protein. Besides showing you what’s out there and where to buy with a discount, we also read through reviews from several websites and blogs and compile our findings in our review, so that you get a much better idea of how nutritious or tasty these bars really are. Feel free to leave your very own review for each bar in the comments section.
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Our Top 5 Gluten Free Protein Bars
This selection of bars is based on our own taste buds. We’ve tested quite a few protein bars in our lives and came up with this list, that keeps changing. If you are interested how other people reviewed and rated different protein bars, check out our review section in the sidebar.
|N.O.W. White Chocolate, Fruit & Nut||70g||11g||$$$|
|NoGii Chocolate Mint||54g||17g||$$$|
|KIND Almond Walnut Macadamia with Peanuts + Protein||40g||10g||$$|
|Rise Protein+ Bar Almond Honey||60g||20g||$$|
|Bonk Breaker Almond Cherry Chunk||62g||15g||$$$|
Why you should take a closer look at reviews
You may have noticed that no matter how good or bad a protein bar is, the overall ratings on different websites are usually very good, even outstanding a lot of times. The less people reviewed and rated the bars, the better the results. Obviously protein bar manufacturers need to move a lot of bars to stay in business and therefore put a lot of effort in marketing their products. One easy and inexpensive way to promote their bars is to take advantage of many online stores that offer user ratings. That’s why usually the first few comments have a perfect score and rave review (Best bar I’ve ever eaten, greatest flavor on earth). You’ll also notice that whenever real consumers share mediocre or even bad reviews, the manufacturers usually do damage control by adding more excellent reviews to save the overall rating for their bars. | Read more…
Types of Protein Found in Nutrition Bars
If you pay attention to the product labels, you notice that different brands use different kinds of protein in their bars. And they all come with slightly different benefits at a different cost. The most common protein types are Whey Isolate, Whey Concentrate, Hydrolysate Protein, Casein Protein, Soy Protein, Milk Protein Isolate and Egg Albumin. What is the difference between all these types? | Read more…
Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance
When it comes to health issues regarding the digestion of gluten, the terms Celiac Disease and gluten intolerance are often used interchangeably. However, the two terms are not synonymous. While it is true that both terms refer to a person who cannot properly digest gluten, a substance found in wheat, barley, and rye, not all who have this issue have Celiac Disease. Said differently, a person can be gluten intolerant without having Celiac Disease; however, all who have Celiac Disease are gluten intolerant. Below is an explanation of the difference between Celiac Disease and gluten intolerance. | Read more…