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Kind 12G Protein Bar Gluten Free Crunchy Peanut Butter -- 12 Bars


Kind 12G Protein Bar Gluten Free Crunchy Peanut Butter
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Kind 12G Protein Bar Gluten Free Crunchy Peanut Butter Description

  • 12 G Protein from Real Food
  • Gluten Free
  • Kosher
  • 12 - 1.76 oz Bars

Do the kind thing for your body, your taste buds & your world.

 

Creamy. Crunchy. Delicious.

When you think of protein bars, you probably think of workout fuel or an on-the-go energy boost. But what if your first thought was: delicious? With KIND Protein™ bars made from real food, no it will be. Made with premium whole ingredients, this is a protein bar that, well, doesn't taste like a protein bar.

 

Crunchy Peanut Butter blends smooth peanut butter and crunchy whole peanuts for a bar so good, you'll have trouble eating just one.

Free Of
Gluten.

*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 (50 g)
Servings per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories250
Total Fat18 g23%
   Saturated Fat4 g20%
   Trans Fat0 g
   Polyunsaturated Fat2 g
   Monounsaturated Fat11 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium130 mg9%
Total Carbohydrate17 g6%
   Dietary Fiber5 g18%
   Total Sugars9 g
     Includes 3g Added Sugars6%
Protein12 g14%
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium25 mg2%
Iron1 mg6%
Potassium225 mg4%
Vitamin B34 mg25%
Phosphorus121 mg10%
Magnesium57 mg15%
Zinc1 mg10%
Copper0.2 mg20%
Manganese0.5 mg20%
Other Ingredients: Peanuts, chicory root fiber, honey, soy protein isolate, glucose syrup, sugar, palm kernel oil, peanut flour, milk, salt, soy lecithin, peanut oil.

Allergen Information: Contains almonds, peanuts, milk, and soy.
Made in a facility that processes tree nuts and sesame seeds.

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Is it Good - or Bad - to Work Out on an Empty Stomach?

If you want to give yourself whiplash, search online for studies that use search terms roughly mirroring the title of this piece. You'll see some research saying it's helpful to exercise on an empty stomach, mainly to burn fat, and other studies saying you should eat. I’ll save you further pain: There's long been debate over whether it's good to work out in a fasted state. And a blanket yes/no is illusory due to various factors, such as the type of exercise you're doing and what you last ate (more on both below). “When we work out on an empty stomach, many biological processes can occur,” says Tibor Deme, a California-based sports nutrition specialist and founder of wellness company LifeBoostFit. “These depend on the length and intensity of the fitness activity.”

Woman on Floor With Fitness Gear and Bowl of Cereal to Represent Concept of Work Out on an Empty Stomach | Vitacost.com/blog

Notable physiological effects of exercising on an empty stomach:

- Blood glucose can drop below normal levels, and you may become lightheaded — or even faint. - Depending on your food intake the previous day, you may burn energy or “fuel” from muscles rather than fat. “Not the workout we want!” Deme says. “We want to build muscle and burn energy from fat.” - You can dehydrate easily, “which is dangerous,” Deme stresses. Deme recommends a tailored pre-activity plate. “Food intake prior to working out absolutely depends on the type of workout you have planned,” he says. Also, what you ate the night before matters because the human body digests different foods in different ways. “Eat whole foods, a preferably plant-based meal consisting of energy-dense fruits and vegetables and those which contain essential proteins — spinach, beans, legumes, nuts — before embarking on your workout the following day,” Deme advises. “If you’ve eaten these kinds of foods the night before, you can easily work out the next morning having only eaten fruit or a light smoothie. “But if you haven’t eaten these kinds of foods the night prior, you should consume a whole-food plant-based meal three hours prior to working out.”

What (and how) to eat pre-workout:

Cardio

Night before salad plant-based foods, such as grains and beans healthy fats and healthy proteins, such as salmon, egg whites and/or nuts Day of workout One hour before cardio: bowl of fruit or a plant-based protein shake Keep in mind “During exercise, hydration is crucial,” Deme says. “Drink water with electrolytes. If your workout lasts an hour, drink at least a liter of water. Avoid Gatorade or other 'sports drinks,' which are full of added, processed sugar.”

Strength training

Night before lean meats, such as turkey or chicken breast egg whites combined with one egg yolk plant-based foods that are protein-dense, such as peas, beans, lentils, hummus Day of workout One hour before strength training: plant-based protein shake or a smaller portion of night-before options — avoid animal protein, egg whites excepted. “Consuming animal-based protein will slow down your workout due to the fact that these foods take more time and energy to digest,” Deme notes. Keep in mind Protein intake should be higher for strength training. “Because we’re trying to build muscle and will be lifting heavy weights, we must push up our protein intake both the evening before and the day of the workout,” Deme says. For higher athletic performance, to ensure muscle growth, Deme recommends a branched-chain amino acid beverage (BCAA) with electrolytes one hour prior to training, during training and after training.

All workouts

“This may seem obvious, but I feel I have to mention that alcoholic beverages are not recommended,” Deme says.

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