MuslePharm Combat Crunch Bars
MuslePharm Combat Crunch Bars are high-protein food bars that come in several flavors and, due to their macronutrient content, flavor, acceptable price and other reasons, they are one of the most popular protein bars - globally.
MuslePharm Combat Crunch Bars come in several flavors: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Cinnamon Twist and White Chocolate Raspberry.
Nutrition content, per single 63g bar, is given in the following table:
|Flavor||Protein||Total Carbs||Fiber||Sugar||Sugar Alcohol||Total Fats||Saturated Fats||Calories|
|Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough||20g||28g||12g||5g||1g||7g||4g||210kcal|
|Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup||20g||28g||12g||5g||1g||7g||4g||210kcal|
|White Chocolate Raspberry||20g||25g||12g||5g||1g||7g||4g||210kcal|
As one can see, all flavors have very similar nutrient profile. Keep in mind that these bars also contain around 2g of monounsaturated and 1g of polyunsaturated fats, which is very good - not as good as wild salmon fillets, but ... :)
These protein bars come as single bars or as 12 bars boxes.
Main protein sources are whey protein isolate and milk protein isolate. Such protein blend feeds body for 2-3 hours easily, although larger guys can't depend on 20g of protein meal for several hours. Solution is simple - eat more bars - bars have great taste, like everyday candy bars.
Fiber content is good, but those are mostly isomalto-oligosaccharide (prebiotic fiber). Sugar and sugar alcohol content is relatively low, but bars taste good regardless of that. Each bar contain around 210kcal - enough energy to keep one going for some time.
Bar can be used as meal replacement bars, especially for breakfasts and daily snacks. If you are on a diet, feel free to use them to fight cravings for sweets - from time to time, not few of them daily! Even than, be sure to fit them into your daily nutrient plan.
If you like outdoor activities, few of these can be of great help in keeping energy levels high. They are not rich in simple carbs as some 'energy bars' and they will not create 'energy burst', but most of the time, one doesn't need it.
MusclePharm Combat Crunch Bars can be used before workout as last solid meal, just be sure to eat it 30-60 minutes before workout - even more if you don't like weight in the stomach during workouts.
If you run out of whey, these bar can be used instead of Post Workout Meal (PWM) shakes, but keep in mind that they don't digest as fast as whey protein, but they can provide building blocks for faster recovery and regeneration.
Long story short - very good, tasty, versatile, convenient protein bar with balanced macronutrient profile.
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