We have all heard that we must eat 5 to 6 small meals a day to maintain a healthy weight keep muscles growing and recuperating and keep our energy levels at optimal performance. Itís hard enough to let alone cook one healthy meal a day so most of us can forget five. Thatís where nutritional bars come in for the rest of us that live in that hectic place called life.
Now, with so many choices of bars on the market which one is right for you?
Choosing can be quite confusing to all of us. Here is a simple breakdown to help.
Energy bars are generally designed to boost energy meaning the main ingredient is carbohydrates, the fuel to keep you going through that strenuous day or cardio workout.
Meal replacement bars are basically diet bars these bars contain the least amount calories and carbohydrates, these are usually meant to replace a meal, or be a pre or post workout snack. These bars will also help you build muscle while still losing fat while youíre exercising.
are for bodybuilders those who are trying to build muscle. They have high levels of protein in them to help feed muscles and keep them growing.