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 – 4,6 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.