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Aloha Organic Plant-Based Protein + Caffeine Bar Chocolate Espresso -- 12 Bars


Aloha Organic Plant-Based Protein + Caffeine Bar Chocolate Espresso
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Aloha Organic Plant-Based Protein + Caffeine Bar Chocolate Espresso -- 12 Bars

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Aloha Organic Plant-Based Protein + Caffeine Bar Chocolate Espresso Description

  • 85mg Caffeine Per Bar
  • Plant-Based Protein
  • 14g Protein • 5g Sugar • 10g Fiber • 0g Artificial Ingredients
  • USDA Organic
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Gluten Free
  • Soy Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegan
  • Contains 12 Bars

Roasted, ground coffee beans give our Chocolate Espresso bar it's deep coffee taste. This gluten and soy free snack contain sunflower butter, vegan chocolate chips, organic coffee, and as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. 14g of brown rice and pumpkin seed protein in our caffeine protein bars results in a powerful combination. There's not much out there that can give you an energy boost like coffee protein! Always free from: gluten, dairy, soy, stevia, and sugar alcohol sweeteners.

  • 85mg caffeine + 100% USDA organic protein bars
  • Vegan and gluten free with 14g of plant based protein
  • Certified B Corporation
  • Non-GMO Project Verified and kosher
  • Caffeine Protein Bars

Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, dairy, soy, stevia, animal ingredients.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Bar (56 g)
Servings per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories230
Total Fat10 g13%
   Saturated Fat2.5 g13%
   Trans Fat0 g
   Polyunsaturated Fat3 g
   Monounsaturated Fat3.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium70 mg3%
Total Carbohydrate25 g9%
   Dietary Fiber10 g36%
   Total Sugars5 g
     Includes 4g Added Sugars8%
Protein14 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium36 mg2%
Iron2 mg10%
Potassium201 mg4%
Other Ingredients: Protein blend* (brown rice protein*, pumpkin seed protein*), sunflower butter* (roasted sunflower seeds*, sunflower oil*), tapioca fiber*, tapioca syrup*, vegetable glycerin*, chocolate chips* (cane sugar*, chocolate*, cocoa butter*, vanilla powder*), cocoa powder*, cocoa nibs*, brown sugar*, ground coffee*, coffee extract*, natural flavor*, sea salt, monk fruit*, caffeine.*
*Organic.

Manufactured in a facility that also processes fish, milk, peanuts, sesame, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

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The best time of day to exercise 

Working out in the afternoon -- between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. -- might significantly reduce your risk of premature death compared to exercising in the morning or evening, according to a large study released earlier this year in the journal Nature Communications. The researchers note that those hours correspond to the time of day when people are least likely to have a heart attack. On the other hand, women lose significantly more abdominal fat and lower their blood pressure further when they exercise in the morning rather than in the evening, according to a Skidmore College study published in Frontiers in Physiology. Evening workouts also can offer benefits. Women gained more upper-body strength and saw improved mood by working out in the evening, the researchers at Skidmore College say. Men also saw gains in heart and metabolic health and emotional well-being by working out in the evening. People with specific health conditions might choose to work out at a time that has been shown to have a positive impact on their illness. A study of more than 2,400 people with type 2 diabetes found that those who exercised in the afternoon achieved greater improvements in glucose control. Finally, the time of day you choose to exercise can also impact how you perform. Exercise performance peaks between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., according to a review of 60 studies on exercise that was published in the journal Nature.

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These studies suggest that the optimal time to exercise might depend on the state of your health and what you hope to achieve in your workouts. However, the unfortunate reality is that exercise at any time of the day is relatively rare among Americans. One-quarter of U.S. adults are not active enough to protect their health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC notes that if more adults were active, it could prevent 10% of premature deaths. In addition, regular exercise offers many other health benefits, including:
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