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A Mint Chocolate RX Bar

Which RX Bar is Healthiest? (1/2)

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In this series, Flavors Uncovered, we will be discussing the nutritional differences of various foods and drinks. This time, which RX Bar is healthiest?

 

As mentioned here, the flavor of a product almost always decides its nutrients.

This is especially true in the case of healthier, more “natural” products. That’s due to the use of actual ingredients, like blueberries instead of blueberry flavoring. The difference of whether or not there are blueberries changes the calories, macronutrientsSubstances required in large amounts to survive. They are pr... More, and micronutrientsSomething we need in very small amounts to stay alive. The e... More in your food.

 

Firstly, there are 8 flavors of RX Bars. They are:

  1. Maple Sea Salt
  2. Chocolate Sea Salt
  3. Mint Chocolate
  4. Blueberry
  5. Coconut Chocolate
  6. Peanut Butter
  7. Cofee Chocolate
  8. Apple Cinnamon

 

 

Now I will include the data and facts in this following table. Please feel free to skip over. Just thought some people may want to read, as I for one am not a huge advocate for taking an online stranger’s word for something without proof.

See also: What’s on the Nutrition Label?

 

(Please note these are rough estimates)

Per bar:

220 Calories:      41% fat, 37% carbs, 22% protein

  • Maple Sea Salt

 

210 Calories:      39% fat, 38% carbs, 23% protein

  • Chocolate Sea Salt
  • Mint Chocolate
  • Coconut Chocolate

 

210 Calories:      30% fat, 47% carbs, 23% protein

  • Blueberry

 

210 Calories:      34% fat, 43% carbs, 23% protein

  • Peanut Butter
  • Apple Cinnamon

 

230 Calories:      36% fat, 40% carbs, 24% protein

  • Coffee Chocolate

 

 

Notice that the grams of protein is constant at 12 per bar, so naturally the fewer the calories the higher it is percent protein.

 

 

A chart showing the amount of calories in each RX Bar
If you’re more of a visual person

 

 

 

A chart showing the relative amounts of fat, protein, and carbohydrates in each RX Bar
It’s more than just calories. Don’t forget about the macronutrients

 

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