Built Bar - White Chocolate Blueberry Granola - 12 Bars

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Built Bar Highlights:

~ 100% Real Chocolate

~ High in Protein

~ Low in Sugar

~ All Natural Flavoring and Coloring

~ No Artificial Preservatives

~ GMO-Free

Also available in a single bar


About the Chocolate

The use of high-quality chocolate could be considered one of the ‘secrets’ of Built Bar. Built Bar's perfectly tempered dark chocolate mixes with their naturally flavored protein base to produce a flavor combination reminiscent of high-quality candy or dessert. The lingering chocolate aftertaste – your last impression of the bar – is in sharp contrast to other protein bars which have quite negative aftertastes. Though their choice of chocolate does contribute a small amount of sugar to the bar, Built Bar has found that the fiber and protein present greatly decrease the rate of sugar absorption, giving no noticeable blood sugar spike in either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetics.

Natural Flavoring and Coloring

Built Bar only uses natural flavors and natural colors.

Whey Protein Isolate

There are several sources of protein used in protein bars. Three most often are whey, egg whites, and products from soybeans. Whey protein isolate was chosen for the bars because it is a complete protein, which means it has all the essential amino acids, it has high digestibility, and a mild taste.

The isolate version Built Bar used does not contain casein or lactose, which are the components of milk that some people are allergic to. Very few individuals are sensitive to whey protein isolate.

After research, Built Bar eliminated soy as a possible protein base. Though it is a complete protein, it has an unpleasant, beany taste that must be masked. Second, and possibly more important, is that soy contains various enzymes that inhibit the digestion of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. These anti-nutritional enzymes actively prevent you from getting nutrition. Soy protein is flexible in its texture and has a low cost, but the other attributes make it a poor choice for a general protein bar.

Built Bar researched using egg white, which is a widely available, complete protein and has a digestibility almost equal to whey protein. A major problem with egg white is that the sources of egg white protein process their powder in different ways. One batch might absorb a certain amount of water while another will absorb much less. It was this inconsistency that led them away from egg whites.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 bar (50g)

Servings Per Container: 12 servings per container

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 150
Total Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 105mg
Total Carbohydrates: 22g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugars: 7g
Includes 4g Added Sugars  
Sugar Alcohol: 6g
Protein: 15g
Vitamin D: 0mcg
Calcium: 101mg
Iron: 1mg
Potassium: 214mg

Premium Blend (Whey Protien Isolate, Partially Hydrolyzed Whey Protien Isolate), Protien Granola Clusters (Textured Soy Flour, Soluble Corn Fiber, Soy Crisps (Soy Protein Isolate, Tapioca Starch, Salt), Whole Grain Rolled Oats, Dried Cranberries (Cranberries, Sugar, Glycerin Sunflower Oil) Rice Flour, Almonds, Canola Oil (Rosemary Extract, Ascorbic Acid), Salt, Natural Flavors, Stevia, Mixed Tocopherols (Added to Protect Flavor)), White Chocolate (Sugar, Whole Milk Powder, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin, Vanilla)), Water, Digestion Resistant Maltodextrin, Glycerin, Erythritol, Blueberry Fragments, Gelatin, Natural Flavors, Citric Acid, Nonfat Dry Milk or Cultured Dextrose. Contains: Milk, Soy, Tree Nuts. Manufactured on equipment that processes Peanuts and Tree Nuts.

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*California Proposition 65 WARNING: Consuming these products can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.