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Podcast Episode 28

With so many nutrition bars out, how to choose the best protein bars for YOU? Join us as Mary taste-tests and rates five different contenders for Best Bar of 2017– judged on nutritional and yum value.

PLUS: The Weekly Nutrition Challenge!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT:

Important considerations when selecting a protein bar

  • Assessing a quality bar product
  • How to scrutinize & understand nutrition labels

High and Low Sugar Protein Bars

  • Understanding natural vs added sugar
  • Bars that aren’t so sweet

Protein in Bars

  • Different proteins and their benefits

Other Protein Bar Nutrition Considerations

  • How much fiber content do you need?
  • The view of calories in a bar

Best Protein Bars of 2017

  • Taste
  • Texture
  • Healthiness

How to Make Your Own Bar

  • Make-your-own fruit and nut bar template

Discount code for EXO bars

And, The Weekly Nutrition Challenge!

MENTIONED ON SHOW:

Thrive Go Macro

Primal Kitchen Coconut Cashew

Perfect Bar

Health Warrior Chia Bar

EXO Cocoa Nut

 

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ABOUT THE SHOW

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition & lifestyle, backed by over 10 years of clinical experience and a healthy sense of humor. Join the weekly conversation! Episodes come out weekly.

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ABOUT MARY

Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University.

Past experience:

  • Private practice (8 yrs)
  • Adjunct professor at Bastyr University
  • Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.

Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine!

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests, and do not necessarily represent the views of Arivale, Bastyr, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, or other entities.

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