Chia Breakfast Bars Recipe

Chia Breakfast Bars has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 19.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average 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 average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 4.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and average 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 has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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 average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also average in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Ideally consumed as a Breakfast.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 88, for Chia Breakfast Bars, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs46%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C
  • High in Vitamin E
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A10 IU0.2%
Vitamin C13.3 mg22.2%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E4.3 mg14.2%
Thiamin0.06 mg4%
Riboflavin0.06 mg3.7%
Niacin1.1 mg5.3%
Vitamin B60.12 mg6%
Folate23.2 mcg5.8%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.55 mg5.5%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium63 mg6.3%
Iron1.3 mg7.3%
Magnesium42 mg10.5%
Phosphorus119 mg11.9%
Potassium271.4 mg7.8%
Sodium2 mg0.1%
Zinc0.74 mg4.9%
Copper0.29 mg14.7%
Manganese0.37 mg18.4%
Selenium5.8 mcg8.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate19.4 g6.5%
Dietary Fiber4.6 g18.4%
Sugars12.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein4.2 g8.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.3 g12.8%
Saturated Fat0.8 g4%
Monounsaturated Fat2.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 158 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.3 g 12.8%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 19.4 g 6.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.4%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 4.2 g 8.4%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 22.2%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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