They're not the worst thing out there, however, they do contain artificial sweeteners (sucralose) and I am pretty positive the whey protein is not grass-fed/finished.
No, most bars are not primal, but these are essential a bunch of primal snacks rolled into a bar.
Ingredients (in apple pie flavor)
whey protein isolate and milk protein isolate
lo han guo (natural sweetener)
I didn't get a chance to cook at home today so I ate one as a meal replacement today (along with some added fat, since they're low on fat) and it was quite good. Thoughts? Don't smite me, primal gods...
My thoughts are that if we're trying to eat whole foods, things wrapped in foil probably aren't very primal. But, as always, if it makes you happy and it's not a straight up poison, it's no big deal.
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Definitely fits within the realm of 80/20. It's not primal or ideal by any means, but certainly not awful for your body either. As long as you're eating it in good conscious, it should be okay.
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If you're going to eat a bar, I'd rather eat chocolate, honestly.
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I'd choose a Lara bar over that one
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Currently trying to figure out WTF to eat (for IBS-C).
most convenience stores around here sell hard-cooked eggs. eat that and a small bag of almonds.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
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