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The BodyHealth Bar New Protein Snack Bars Blondie & Brownie

by Dr. David Minkoff April 10, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

The BodyHealth Bar New Protein Snack Bars Blondie & Brownie

Introducing the BodyHealth Bar

Looking for the perfect, delicious, protein-filled, low-carb, keto-friendly protein bar?

If you are at all like me, you have occasionally (or routinely) turned to protein and energy bars as a quick, convenient, and easy source of energy and protein to keep you going.

Sadly, I made a few discoveries along the way that turned me off protein bars and forced me to discover other solutions to satiate my cravings:

  • Any protein bar that tasted good was filled with unhealthy sweeteners and lacked real, healthy organic nutrition
  • Conversely, the clean bars that had some form of genuine nutritional value either tasted terrible and chalky or had to be frozen or refrigerated
  • Eating too many protein bars made me feel sick, have gut problems, and left me feeling lethargic
  • The sheer number of hard-to-decipher ingredients in most protein bars was terrifying

So – with that in mind, I decided to research and develop a protein and energy bar that would incorporate my discoveries on the perfect protein and organic nutrition into a tasty, convenient snack that would keep me at peak performance.

What Makes a Protein and Energy Bar Good?

The first step in formulating this bar was deciding what factors are essential in a protein bar. After extensive research and survey, I found the seven most important aspects of the perfect protein bar to be:

  • A delicious flavor
  • Sustained, clean energy
  • High-quality, high-absorption, 100% bioavailable protein
  • High-quality and vegan ingredients
  • Low carbs
  • Convenient in life
  • Hypoallergenic, soy-free

So, I took each one of these and developed what I consider to be the ultimate formula.

Step One: A protein bar with a delicious flavor

Traditionally, there have been two types of protein bars available:

  • Those that taste good but are chock full of sugar, erythritol, preservatives, carbs, and “fake” fiber that transforms into sugar and carbs (ever heard of IMO syrup?)
  • Bars that are clean and nutritious but taste like cardboard, hurt your teeth, and are unpleasant to eat

I want the best of both worlds: a delicious and nutritious protein bar.

So, the first step was a healthy and tasty flavor. I decided on two initial flavors: brownie and blondie.

Protein Brownie

The creation of a low-sugar protein brownie flavor turned out to be quite simple, and involved four simple ingredients:

  • Almond butter
  • Semi-sweet Chocolate chips
  • cocoa extract
  • Monk Fruit Extract

The result? Chocolatey joy with only four grams of sugar. No synthetic sweeteners, and no garbage your body doesn’t like.

Protein Blondie

For those who prefer a less “chocolatey” flavor, we took out the cocoa and crafted the perfect blondie flavor with:

  • Almond butter
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Cinnamon
  • Monk fruit extract

Together, these healthy ingredients provide a naturally sweet, delicious blondie flavor without the excess harmful sugars or synthetic sweeteners.

Step Two: A protein bar that provides sustained, clean energy

For immediate, sustained energy – the simple answer was high-quality MCT oil.

MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides, and this type of fat is made up of small fat molecules that are easy to digest and that your body rapidly burns for clean, sustained energy.[[1]]

So, naturally, an abundance of high-quality MCT oil was ideal.

Step Three: A soy-free energy bar with high-quality protein with superior bioavailability

A trick of the protein-bar industry is to promote a single bar as having all the answers to your health and enough protein to build massive amounts of muscle.

Sadly, these advertisements tend to be false.

The BodyHealth Bar isn’t intended to replace meals or have “the equivalent protein to a steak.” Instead, I wanted to craft a bar that was the perfect snack that provides clean-burning energy and a complete protein with high bioavailability.

The answer: Pea protein isolate fortified with PerfectAmino.

The high bioavailability and hypoallergenic properties of pea protein, have made it one of the most popular forms of protein available. Unfortunately, it is low in one of the essential amino acids: methionine. [[2]]

To resolve this, we fortified the bar with PerfectAmino and almonds.

The result: clean, healthy, protein that is perfect for between-meals or snack for dedicated athletes who want a boost.

Step Four: A vegan protein bar with high-quality ingredients

When it comes to formulating a bar that suits as many people as possible, the decision to use only vegan and high-quality ingredients made sense. We also worked to include organic elements wherever possible.

Every single ingredient sourced for this bar is vegan, non-GMO, and kosher certified.

Step Five: A low-carb protein bar

Refined carbohydrates cause spikes in your blood sugar and is an underlying cause of obesity. [[3]] In fact, eating foods that are high in refined carbohydrates has been linked to overeating and increased risk of disease. [[4]]

Limiting refined carbohydrates was a vital aspect of crafting the perfect bar.

How did we accomplish this? The answer is simple: providing healthy sources of complex carbohydrates, avoiding refined carbohydrates, with natural sources of fiber.

We did this with several high-quality ingredients, including:

  • Almond butter
  • Almond meal
  • Chicory root fiber
  • Pea protein isolate

The result: Only 7 net carbohydrates per bar!

Step Six: A convenient, easy-to-use and easy-to-carry protein bar

For any athlete or person on-the-go, a good energy bar must be able to survive in a purse, pouch, or any other convenient storage throughout the day without becoming gooey, overly-soft, or melting.

Further, the bar should not require refrigeration or freezing.

So, after looking deeply into the factors for an ideal formula, we developed a bar that won’t melt,  stays fresh without refrigeration, utterly convenient for the athlete and workaday person.

Sound too good to be true? Well, I tried it myself.

Step Seven: A protein bar with no risk of allergic reactions

More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies [[5]], so having a bar full of hypoallergenic ingredients played an important role.

Most protein bars contain allergens such as soy, whey, eggs, and peanuts.

After all other steps we’ve taken to craft this ideal formula, avoiding those ingredients was a cinch – leaving our bar allergen-free for a vast majority of Americans. Even some of the most sensitive consumers can safely enjoy this ideal energy bar.

BONUS STEP: Superfood + Antioxidants

Now that we have a delicious, nutritious, power-packed, energy-boosting bar, – we decided to fortify it further with our 100% organic fruit and veggie blend plus antioxidants in the form of sunflower tocopherol (a natural form of Vitamin E that acts as an antioxidant). These additional organic ingredients pack a punch:

  • Maintains overall health and fortifies your immune system
  • Supports heart health
  • Supports gut health
  • Eliminate free radicals that trigger illness and disease

Conclusion: The BodyHealth Bar, an delicious and natural combination of keto brownie, protein bar, energy bar, and health bomb, all rolled into one convenient snack.

After extensive work in formulation and testing, we are proud to announce the new BodyHealth Bar – a healthy, convenient, and clean energy bar.

Whether you’re on a weight loss program or need a healthy snack for you and your kids, the BodyHealth Bar was developed for you.

We formulated it to have all the good and none of the bad, so try one today!

 

 

 

[1] https://www.webmd.com/diet/mct-oil-health-benefits-common-uses#1

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11712241

[3] https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/why-refined-carbs-are-bad#section1

[4] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10885323

[5] https://acaai.org/news/facts-statistics/allergies

Dr. David Minkoff
Dr. David Minkoff

Dr. Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then worked as an attending physician in infectious disease, co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine until 1995. In 1997, his interest in alternative and complementary medicine led him to open LifeWorks Wellness Center, which has become one of the foremost alternative medicine clinics in the U.S. His search to find a source of the highest quality nutritional supplements led him to establish BodyHealth in 2000, a resource that could provide doctors with the best possible supplementation and education for their patients. Today, the BodyHealth products are used by hundreds of practitioners and individual consumers who seek all-natural wellness and detoxification supplements with a demonstrated high level of quality and effectiveness. In addition to their use by patients looking to heal disease, the BodyHealth products are also used by sports enthusiasts interested in achieving and maintaining optimal performance. As a 42-time Ironman triathlon finisher, (including 8 appearances at the Ironman World Championships) Dr. Minkoff has first-hand experience to help athletes achieve optimum conditioning. His expertise in protein synthesis, detoxification, and nutrition allow them to run, swim, and bike faster and longer. Today, Dr. Minkoff is an alternative healthcare expert, guest lecturer, writer, tv and radio show guest. He also authors two weekly newsletters, the BodyHealth Fitness Newsletter and the Optimum Health Report.



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