aa Protein Bar - 2 Balance Bars Cookie Doug

Balance Bar - aa Protein Bar - 2 Balance Bars Cookie Doug has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 42g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 30 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 9 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Balance Bar - aa Protein Bar - 2 Balance Bars Cookie Doug has been given a composite ranking of 81, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein29%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs41%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin E
  • Very high in Vitamin K

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A5000 IU100%
Vitamin C120 mg200%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E40 mg133.3%
Vitamin K40 mcg50%
Thiamin0.75 mg50%
Riboflavin0.85 mg50%
Niacin10 mg50%
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid200 mcg
Vitamin B123 mcg50%
Pantothenic Acid5 mg50%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium200 mg20%
Iron9 mg50%
Magnesium80 mg20%
Phosphorus300 mg30%
Potassium220 mg6.3%
Sodium400 mg16.7%
Zinc7.5 mg50%
Copper0 mg
Selenium35 mcg50%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate42 g14%
Dietary Fiber2 g8%
Sugars34 g

Protein Analysis

Protein30 g60%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat14 g21.5%
Saturated Fat8 g40%
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 400 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14 g 21.5%

Saturated Fat 8 g 40%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5 mg 1.7%

Sodium 400 mg 16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g 14%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 34 g

Protein 30 g 60%

Vitamin A 100% Vitamin C 200%

Calcium 20% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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