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Energy bars are used as both food and small snacks between meals. They have a high nutritional value as they concentrate nutrients in varying grade bars delicious flavors and textures; bars rates tend to vary, can have a high protein content, various cereals, or high in oats as are the famous Flap Jack ... The flavors are excellent and very high quality Ten cudiado not eat a lot!

Most bars have carbohydrates because it is the nutrient that provides energy in the short-medium term. If the amount of simple carbohydrates is high, it indicates that the bar will give us an energy explosion immediate immediately, because these sugars enter the blood and, hence, to be converted into energy needed in a short time .

Energy bars are used to increase the energy density at a time when diet, by itself, is not able to give us all kilo calories the body needs. Most bars provide between 5 kilo calories per gram.

Therefore, this energy bonus is achieved mainly from hydrates, although without being exclusively. The bars have also proteins and fats plus minerals

Types of energy bars

We can classify the energy bars based on several criteria. The most typical are: according to their nutrient content, we indicate the preferred use for which it was intended;

According to the main nutrient, which is not why always match the majority:

hydrocarbon bars: its content macronutrient reaches at least half of the entire product. Some brands may contain up more than 70%

protein bars: Although its hydrocarbon content is high, the amount of proteins containing makes is cataloged in this section. The protein percentage can be between 5-20%.

According to the most abundant nutrient

Bars with chocolate.

Bars with multifruit.

Cereal bars: oats, muesli, wheat, corn, rice ...