ketogenic and ultra-processed, convenient not WFPB

All of a sudden I see a flurry of new low carb protein bars. A couple new players to discuss.

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disclaimer (trigger warning?): stop here if you think low carb protein bars are garbage. I don’t think that, and think they can be helpful as a good source of protein and fibre (most of them).

disclaimer #2: when judging flavor & texture, one rule: you have to play fair. These aren’t gourmet fine dining. Like, if you had to give a perfect 10/10 to a protein bar and judge the rest relevant to that one. Because if you compared them all to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups or whatever, they’d all be 1/10.

convenient, not gourmet delicacies

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Not all of them are new. For the sake of comparison, Quest — it’s basically where the bar is set imo, especially now since they switched to a better prebiotic fibre (soluble corn fibre) and considerably improved the flavor & texture). FitCrunch is closer to a meal replacement than a protein snack.

There are a few more nuances and details discussed about the true newcomers….

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Naked Nutrition makes some great products, including Naked Grass Fed Protein. Also, free shipping 

These pork rinds are the bomb. Seriously! And if you like spicy

Get some dark chocolate, too 

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