Do Delight and Alfa bars contain any preservatives or additives?
Delight and Alfa bars do not contain any preservatives. They contain additives such as sucralose, steviol glycosides and polydextrose.
Do Delight and Alfa bars contain lactose?
Delight and Alfa protein bars contain 0,5 – 0,7 g of lactose per bar, depending on flavour.
What is L-arginine and why is it good for me?
L-arginine is a chemical building block, an essential amino acid. It is obtained from the diet and is necessary for the body to make proteins. L-Arginine can be found in virtually any food that contains protein.
L-arginine helps to dilate the blood vessels since it is precursor for nitric oxide (NO). It is commonly used in certain sports to give more blood flow to muscles. Among other things, L-arginine supplements are marketed also as a help for erectile dysfunction.
Please note that EU does not have any approved health claims related to L-arginine and the above mentioned uses are only commonly known use cases of L-arginine and should not be considered as health claims or denote that our products containing L-arginine could be used for medical purposes.
Why are Delight and Alfa protein bars good for me?
- Great tasting: they taste so good, you might think you are eating a candy 🙂
- Healthy: they provide your body with healthy nutrition: protein, fiber and relevant vitamins and minerals without loading your body with too much sugar.
- Convenient: you can carry a protein bar in your purse, gym bag, office drawer or elsewhere, so you have your healthy snack always at hand.
Do Delight and Alfa bars contain any allergens?
Delight and Alfa protein bars contain milk. Delight Vanilla Raspberry flavour contains milk and almonds.
All products are manufactured in a production facility that handles egg, soy, nut and sesame seed products.
Delight protein bars and Alfa Jaffa Cake flavoured protein bar are now available completely gluten-free. Other Alfa protein bars may contain traces of wheat and gluten but gluten-free flavours will follow soon 😉
Are Delight and Alfa bars suitable for diabetics?
Alfa and Delight bars contain only 1,5 - 2 g of sugar per bar. Isomalto-oligosaccharides are a source of glucose. Producer of isomalto-oligosaccharide reports low glycemic index (35 +-8) for the ingredient.
Are Delight and Alfa bars gluten free?
Are Delight and Alfa bars good for kids?
Delight and Alfa bars are designed and meant for adults. Kids have different recommended reference intakes and upper tolerable level of nutrients, thus we do not recommend kids to consume Delight and Alfa protein bars.
Why is protein good for me? How much protein should I consume per day?
Protein has a lot of benefits and it’s not just for athletes. Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Like fats and carbohydrates, protein is a macronutrient, meaning that the body needs relatively large amounts of it.
The recommended amount of protein for adults is 1,1-1,3 g of protein per kg of body weight, or 10-20% of daily intake of calories. Based on reference intake of 2000 kcal for an average adult, this means the recommended daily intake of protein is 50-100 g.
- For 60 kg adult the recommendation is 66 – 78 g of protein per day.
- For 80 kg adult the recommendation is 88 – 104 g of protein per day.
Can I use Delight and Alfa bars in weight management or weight loss?
We think the most important contribution of Delight and Alfa protein bars for weight loss and weight management is that they may create a feeling of satiety and cause a spontaneous reduction in calorie intake. Besides, compared to majority of other protein bars and snacks, these protein bars are low in sugar. We recommend you to compare calories, protein and sugar amounts in your favorite snacks and see for yourself.
How much sugar is in Delight and Alfa protein bars?
Alfa and Delight protein bars contain 3,1 – 4,2 g of sugar per 100 g. Delight 40 g bar contains less than 2 g of sugar per bar, while Alfa 60 g bar contains 2 g of sugar per bar.
There are only few bars on the market that reach the same level of sugar per 100 g, but the vast majority of protein bars exceed these values. Our research among 252 protein bars shows that on average they contain 18 g of sugar per 100 g. We recommend you to compare it for yourself.
What are the bars sweetened with?
Our products are sweetened with Steviol Glycosides and Sucralose. Delight Vanilla Raspberry is sweetened only with Steviol Glycosides.
What is the source of fiber in Delight and Alfa bars?
Isomalto-oligosaccharide and oligofructose are the main sources of fiber in Alfa and Delight protein bars.
What is the recommended amount of bars I can eat per day?
The package of Delight bars does not have a daily recommended consumption for adults. We recommend balanced and varied diet and healthy lifestyle.
Maximum recommended amount of Alfa bars is 3 per day for adults. The maximum amount is due to upper tolerable levels of added nutrients. We recommend balanced and varied diet and healthy lifestyle.
Can I bake or microwave the bars?
You can use your favorite protein bars for baking or simply to microwave it. Bars can withstand light heating in the microwave or oven.
Use the bars to make guilt-free delightful treats and don’t forget to share your healthy creations with us with hashtag #FeelDelighted.