Protein is essential to consume in order to maintain energy and keep the body going. It is used to help develop and maintain almost every part of the body. It makes hormones and enzymes, while also helping keep your muscles, bones, blood, and hair and nails healthy.
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Running out the door in a hurry? Start your morning with Daiya’s Strawberry Greek Yogurt. It is made from a signature blend featuring coconut and pea protein, and it’s bursting with real fruit. One serving has 8g of protein, 3g of dietary fiber and only 150 calories. It is also available in peach, black cherry and blueberry flavors.
Health Warrior’s Superfood Protein Bars contain 10g of clean plant-based protein, made from a proprietary blend of chia, quinoa, peas and oats that deliver a healthy dose of omega-3s and fiber. Containing no soy or whey and half the sugar of many protein bars, this is a Superfood Protein Bar for a super you.
Instead of snacking on salty potato chips, reach for a healthier option – Beanitos Bean Chips. They are made from USA farmed whole beans. All products contain 5g of protein and 5g of dietary fiber per serving (with the exception of the Mac ‘n’ Cheese Crunch). Some of their delicious flavors include Garden Fresh Salsa, Sweet Chili & Sour Cream and Chipotle BBQ.
The OPTI-BAR by Optimum Nutrition is perfect as a pre‑workout snack, post-hike replenishment or quick bite in between meetings. Each bar contains 20g of high quality protein, 8-10g of fiber and 3-5g of sugar. Some of their delicious flavors include Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Cookies and Cream.
Frontier Bars are perfect for snacking in the wild. They contain 20g of protein, only 110-140 calories and 1-3 grams of sugar, with zero artificial ingredients, preservatives, MSG, hormones, antibiotics and nitrites/nitrates. The products are also free of soy and gluten. They are available in 3 flavor-forward varieties – Cayenne Beef with Pork, Herb Citrus Turkey and Sweet BBQ Pork.
EPIC Provisions 100% grass fed animal based protein bar is gluten free, grain free, and low in sugar. For a Paleo-approved dose of protein, the Chicken Sriracha bar is recommended. It contains 15g of protein. If bites are more your thing, try the Turkey Cranberry Sage Bites with 8g of protein per serving.
Country Archer jerky is hand-sliced from gourmet cuts of extra-lean, USDA-inspected grass-fed beef and tender turkey, and smoked in-house using fresh, high quality ingredients. Each product contains up to 11g of protein per serving and comes in satisfying flavors like Original Beef, Sriracha Beef, Mango Habanero Beef, Hickory Smoke Turkey and Honey Dijon Turkey.