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NuGo® Slim - Raspberry Truffle
NuGo® Slim - Raspberry Truffle12 bars
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- 17g Protein
- 2g Sugar
- 7g Fiber
For years our customers have told us that they wanted a low sugar, high protein snack without the artificial sweeteners found in so many other "diet products". These artificial sweeteners, like Maltitol or other sugar alcohols can cause major gastric problems like bloating, stomach pain and cramps.
At NuGo, we wanted to give our customers a more natural option without sacrificing taste – so we sweetened NuGO SLIM with a natural dietary fiber, CHICORY root. Then, we dipped NuGO SLIM in REAL Dark Chocolate which only adds 2g of sugar, but makes all the difference in the world when it comes to the taste.
The 2g of sugar in NuGo Slim comes from our Real Dark Chocolate. All other low sugar bars use 'fake' chocolate fl avored palm oil coatings sweetened with maltitol – can you imagine something like that tasting good? No way. NuGO Slim uses REAL Dark Chocolate which melts in your mouth, tastes better and has added health benefits!
Real Dark Chocolate. Real Delicious.® without using maltitol...that is the NuGO SLIM difference.
- Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 bar Servings Per Container 12 Amount Per Serving % DV Calories from Fat 40.00 Total Fat 4.50 g 7% Saturated Fat 2.00 g 10% Trans Fat 0.00 g Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0% Sodium 170.00 mg 7% Dietary Fiber 7.00 g 28% Calories 180.00 Total Carbohydrates 19.00 g 6% Sugars 2.00 g Protein 17.00 g 0% Vitamin A 0.00 0% Vitamin A 0.00 0% Vitamin C 0.00 0% Vitamin C 0.00 0% Calcium 0.00 8% Calcium 0.00 8% Iron 0.00 8% Iron 0.00 8% ** Daily Value (DV) not established † Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on
your calorie needs:
Calories: 2000 2500 Total Fat Less than 65 g 80 g Sat. Fat Less than 20 g 25 g Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg Sodium Less than 2400 mg 2400 mg Total Carbohydrate 300 g 375 g Dietary Fiber 25 g 30 g Calories per gram:
Fat 9• Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
- Health Notes
Energy Bars-A Weight-Loss Secret WeaponEnergy Bars-A Weight-Loss Secret WeaponDecide whether your bar will be a snack or part of a meal
Whether part of a planned program or eaten on the fly, bars bridge the hunger gap and boost your energy. When you're working on your waistline, today's bars can support your weight-loss efforts, especially when fresh food and refrigeration aren't in easy reach. And when you're in a rush, munching on an energy bar is one of the best stop-gap measures for those sudden "I'm ravenous" moments. Downing a healthy bar can even prevent a "roadside attraction" binge of fries, shakes, or convenience-store goodies like high-calorie, high-fat chips and cookies. In other words, energy bars can be a helpful tool in your diet plan.
Put your hunger behind bars
First, you need to decide whether your bar will be a snack or part of a meal. "If it's a snack, the bars should have less than 180 calories," advises Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, the national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association in Chicago. "If it's a meal, the bar should be more than 200 calories and needs to be eaten with fruit and vegetables to satisfy you for four or more hours till you eat again."
In fact, substituting an energy bar-paired with an apple or veggie salad-for one meal each day can help you lose weight. "By adding fruits and vegetables, which are high in fiber and water, you'll feel more full," says Blatner. "This can help accelerate weight loss." If your goal is to drop a few pounds, Blatner says you need to read the nutrient label to make sure your meal-replacing bar contains:
- at least 200 calories
- 3 grams or less saturated fat
- 3 grams or more fiber (to help you feel full)
- at least 10 grams of protein (to help tide you over till your next meal)
Indulge in your favorite flavors
As a general rule, look for bars with the least sugar and the most fiber (in other words, "good carbs") or protein (whatever your preference) to avoid the crash that comes from eating bars that are more like candy disguised in "natural" packaging.
"After you've read the label, it all boils down to personal preference," says Blatner. Love dried berries? Go for a fruity bar. Granola, nut, or yogurt fan? Store shelves are stocked with bars for every discriminating taste. You can take your pick from grain- or yogurt-based, to nut- or fruit-dense bars.
Simply scan the ingredient list for the foods or flavors you fancy and cross-check it with the label's nutrition facts to ensure it fits with your diet goals.
Pick the best bar for the job
As the seemingly endless choices will attest, you can find a bar to fit your evolving healthy lifestyle needs. Lifting weights? Try a high-protein bar favored by weight-trainers to help repair muscle. Love jogging, hiking, and biking? Look for high-carb bars preferred by the distance runners who crave instant energy.
If you're interested in eating fewer preservatives and getting the maximum nutrients from the foods you eat, you might like a raw energy bar. The tastes may vary widely but they are typically packed with robust ingredients such as nuts, nectar, berries, and ginger.Enjoy!Nancy Gottesman, a nutrition writer and mother in southern California, admits to needing way more energy than these bars can provide!
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