The potentially unhealthy ingredients in protein bars – palm oil
Many protein bars manufacturers use palm oil in their products despite it being under the fire for a while. And there’s a good reason why. Should you avoid it by any mean, then? This is all you should know about palm oil used (not only)…
The potentially unhealthy ingredients in protein bars – Acesulfame K
This is not an unusual ingredient in ‘zero’ beverages for sure. But I can’t see any reason to push it into protein snacks too. That’s why it lands in our series of The potentially unhealthy ingredients in protein snacks.
The potentially unhealthy ingredients in protein bars – Ponceau 4R
Protein snacks makers do their best to deliver customers the best products they can. However, sometimes they go a bit too far adding bizarre ingredients to their products. And this is a subjective review of such ingredients you can find in protein snacks.
Is sustainable palm oil healthy?
Food manufacturers are trying to convince us sustainable resourced palm oil is better than a ‘regular’ one. And they’re right. It’s better. But not necessary and directly for our health. Eventually, it’s still a palm oil that raises potential health concerns for average consumers.
Dietary fibre benefits and recommendation
Fibre is one of the most essential nutrients in our diet. It has many health benefits, including decrease level of bad cholesterol (LDL), control blood sugar levels and may even prevent some cancers. Therefore, it’s vital to hit its recommended daily intake. See how to…
What are net carbs, active carbs or impact carbs?
Net, active or impact carbohydrates. Whatever you call them, they are still carbohydrates and they still DO count. No matter what food makers try to tell you. So let me be quite clear: carbohydrates are still carbohydrates. And if someone says something else, they try…