Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt

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Product Information

  • May help to curb hunger and increase energy
  • Provides 15 grams of protein per bar
  • Provides 7 grams of fiber per bar
  • Only 160 calories per bar
  • Helps promote optimal body composition
  • Gluten free
  • No trans fats or hydrogenated oils
  • Naturally sweetened – no artificial sweeteners


 

Product Information

Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt

With 15 grams of protein and 7 grams of fiber, Choice Energy Bars may help to curb your hunger and increase your energy, while giving you the nutrition you need, when you need it. While other nutrition bars might provide key nutrients, many also contain high amounts of calories, sugar and fats. Choice Energy Bars give you the nutrition you need with only 7 grams of sugar and 4.5 grams of fat, plus 40 percent fewer calories compared to leading nutrition bars on the market. Plus, Choice Energy bars are gluten free with no trans fats or hydrogenated oils.

A convenient snack option, Choice Energy Bars provide a great nutritional alternative for active lifestyles, are a guilt-free treat made for everyone, and can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

Whether the goal is to help manage your weight, help maintain an active lifestyle, or just stay ahead of your hectic schedule, Choice Energy Bars are a nutritious snack alternative that can help you go the distance!

Ingredients

Protein (Soy and Whey)
Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Protein supports your body’s ability to build and repair tissues, as well as produce enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. Unlike fat and carbohydrates, the body does not store protein and, therefore, has no reservoir to draw on when it needs a new supply – therefore, you need to get it through diet or supplementation. Clinical studies consistently show that high-protein diets increase satiety and decrease hunger compared with high-fat or high-carbohydrate diets. In addition, most of the studies reviewed showed that most people on high-protein diets consume fewer calories than the average person. 

Diets higher in protein and moderate in carbs — along with regular exercise — are believed by experts to support cardiovascular health. Protein also helps the body maintain lean tissue while burning fat for fuel, and this happens without dieters being sidetracked with constant hunger. Researchers don't understand exactly how protein works to satisfy hunger, but some believe that protein causes the brain to receive lower levels of appetite-stimulating hormones.

Inulin Fiber (fructo-oligosaccharide extract of chicory root)
Dietary fiber is a key component of healthy eating, and studies show that the average American simply does not get enough from their typical diet.

Fiber supports numerous areas of health; it supports healthy digestion, helps maintain normal blood sugar levels and promotes cardiovascular health.

Inulin fiber is present in foods such as asparagus, chicory, garlic, Jerusalem artichoke and onion. In addition to the benefits above, inulin fiber also provides prebiotic fiber, a specific variety which acts as a food source for friendly bacteria. As such, inulin may help the body maintain balanced bacterial populations, further contributing to digestive health and immune function.

Science

  • Anthony JC, Anthony TG, Kimball SR, Jefferson LS. Signaling pathways involved in translational control of protein synthesis in skeletal muscle by leucine. J Nutr. 131:856S-60S, 2001.
  • Blomstrand E et al. Influence of ingesting a solution of branched-chain amino acids on plasma and muscle concentrations of amino acids during prolonged submaximal exercise. Nutrition. 12:485-90, 1996.
  • Blomstrand, E., et al.  Branched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exercise.  Journal of  Nutrition.  136(1):269S-273S, 2006.
  • Burke, D. G., et al.  The effect of whey protein supplementation with and without creatine monohydrate combined with resistance training on lean tissue mass and muscle strength.  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab.  11(3):349-364, 2001.
  • Cribb PJ, et al. The effect of whey isolate and resistance training on strength, body composition, and plasma glutamine. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 16:494-509, 2006.
  • Hall, W. L., et al.  Casein and whey exert different effects on plasma amino acid profiles, gastrointestinal hormone secretion and appetite.  British Journal of Nutrition.  89(2):239-248, 2003.
  • Hesta, M., Debraekeleer, J., Janssens, G. P. J. & De Wilde, R. (2001) [The effect of a commercial high-fibre diet and an Isomalto-oligosaccharide-supplemented diet on post-prandial glucose concentrations in dogs] J. Animal Physio. Animal Nutr., 85(7-8) 217.
  • Hutson SM and Harris RA. Introduction. Symposium: Leucine as a nutritional signal. J Nutr 131:839S-40S, 2001.
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  • Kimball SR and Jefferson LS. Control of protein synthesis by amino acid availability. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 5:63-7, 2002.
  • Layman DK. The role of leucine in weight loss diets and glucose homeostasis. J Nutr. 133:261S-7S, 2003.
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  • Paddon-Jones, D., et al.  Differential stimulation of muscle protein synthesis in elderly humans following isocaloric ingestion of amino acids or whey protein.  Exp Gerontol.  2005.
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  • Rycroft, C.E.; Jones, M.R.; Gibson, G.R.; Rastall, R.A. 2001. A comparative in vitro evaluation of the fermentation properties of prebiotic oligosaccharides. J Appl Microbiol 91(5):878-887.
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FAQ

Who should use Choice Energy Bars?
Anyone who is seeking a convenient alternative to high-calorie, low-nutrient fast food.
 

Do Choice Energy Bars assist in weight management?
Choice Energy Bars can be incorporated into a weight loss plan by providing a source of quality protein and fiber, as well as much-needed nutrients that can also provide weight management support. 

Are Choice Energy Bars vegetarian?
Yes. Choice Energy Bars only utilize soy and whey protein, while their fiber component is produced from various cereal crops.  

How often should I have a Choice Energy Bar?
Choice Energy Bars are especially useful as a snack between meals to help fight hunger and provide additional protein, fiber and nutrients. They can be enjoyed anytime.

Can I eat a Choice Energy Bar along with a meal?
Absolutely! Choice Energy Bars are great on their own, but can also be used as an after dinner dessert or as a nutritious addition to a salad, soup or sandwich.

Which other products are best combined with Choice Energy Bars?
This is ultimately a matter of your nutritional goals. Choice Energy Bars can be used in combination with dietary supplements. Someone interested in healthy muscle retention and anti-aging might use them along with Ultra Prime™ Secretagogue HGH Enhancer or Prime™ Ultimate Longevity Formula by Isotonix. Those seeking support for cardiovascular health may wish to combine these bars with Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E, while people seeking additional antioxidant protection may wish to use Choice Energy Bars along with Isotonix OPC-3.

Available in three great-tasting flavors, Choice Energy Bars are guilt-free treats designed to curb hunger and provide lasting energy. Designed to promote energy levels, Choice Energy Bars contain at least 13 grams of protein and five grams of fiber; and each are 160 calories or less. Whether the goal is to lose weight, help maintain an active lifestyle, or just stay ahead of a hectic schedule, Choice Energy Bars are a healthy snack alternative that can help you go the distance.

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    5.0

    #YUMMO

    By M.A.

    from Indianapolis, IN

    About Me Educatorteacher, Health Nut, Weekend Warrior

    SHOP CONSULTANT

    Pros

    • Good Taste
    • Good Value
    • Nutritional
    • Yummo

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Snack

      Comments about Choice® by Market America Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt:

      Talk about needing a healthy snack that is filling and gets me through a busy day. CHOICE Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy bars are the BOMBDIGGITY! Great taste and good for you.

       
      5.0

      I love these Bars!

      By Nicki

      from Crystal Lake, IL

      About Me Rarely Work Out

      SHOP CONSULTANT

      Pros

      • Good Taste
      • Good Value
      • Nutritional

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Snack

        Comments about Choice® by Market America Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt:

        I love grabbing one of these bars for a morning or afternon snack.

         
        5.0

        Great For Night Shift

        By Studduh

        from Manchester, NH

        About Me Active Lifestyle, Night Shift With Kids

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        Pros

        • Good Taste
        • Good Value
        • Nutritional
        • Quick
        • Weight Control

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          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Energy Boost
          • Snack
          • Weight Loss

          Comments about Choice® by Market America Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt:

          I use the products for a snack normally on my drive home from work every morning. It saves so much time since I am not stopping at a fast food restaurant to get that energy burst to get home safely. I am satisfied by this little bar and I have saved a lot of money since I started getting them on a regular basis. I am also down weight since I started using these as a snack!

           
          5.0

          Wonderful on the go bar!

          By J.B.

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Working Mom

          SHOP CONSULTANT

          Pros

          • Filling
          • Nutritional
          • Provides A Boost
          • Tastes Good

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • As A Snack
            • Meal Replacement

            Comments about Choice® by Market America Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt:

            I used this bar as breakfast on the go. With a 2 year old it can be hard to find time to eat a good breakfast, get out the door and on to work. This bar was convenient, tasty, filling, and nutritious. I would definitely recommend this bar to those looking for a yummy way to eat on the go, in between meals, road trips, etc.

             
            5.0

            Yummy

            By rkeck

            from Knoxville, TN

            About Me Runner

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              Comments about Choice® by Market America Choice Vanilla Caramel Crunch Energy Bar with Greek Yogurt:

              This is a great afternoon snack to get me from lunch to dinner without crashing or feeling tired. It has a great taste, and easy to pack and eat on the go.

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