Protein Snacks FAQS
Protein bars are basically any popular snack with added protein nutrition – typically whey or plant-based protein. They’re like regular snacks, but intended for people with active lifestyles who train or exercise regularly. Protein snacks come in a variety of flavours, as well as a range of nutritional profiles, including vegan, and they’re an easy way to get some quick post-workout nutrition.
If you do any strength or resistance training, you should be consuming higher levels of protein to support growth in muscle mass. You also should be monitoring your intake of carbs to ensure you put on muscle instead of fat. High protein snacks offer a convenient way to increase your protein intake.
Protein snacks are a great part of any healthy diet and exercise routine. Because of their nutritional content, they’re better for snacking than typical snack foods, and thanks to the wide range of forms and flavours they come in, it’s easier than ever to find healthy ways to snack, from fruit bars, to cookies and cakes.
Protein snacks can be enjoyed at any time of the day, but because of their high protein content, they’re especially good if you need a pre-workout snack, or even post-workout to aid recovery.
Protein snacks are designed to be low in sugar, so you can enjoy them every day, on-the-go or between meals. Most people use them as a handy snack to carry around in their bag during the day, in case they need a snack, or as a quick form of nutrition to enjoy after workouts.
Protein snacks are usually healthier than regular snacks. They do, however, contain calories, just like any other food, so if you’re following a calorie-controlled diet, or watching your weight in general, you should still monitor your intake of protein snacks the same way you would any other food.
Protein snacks come in a whole range of forms and flavours nowadays, from flapjacks and rocky road, to nut butters and biltong!
Protein snacks come in a wide variety of forms and products, so their shelf life varies from product to product. Typically, most protein snacks have a shelf life of 12 months after production, but you should check the packaging of individual products for a specific Best Before date.
The best protein snacks
Vegan Protein Brownie
Everyone loves delicious, gooey chocolate brownies, and now we’ve got a version that’s not only packed with protein, but vegan-friendly too! These best-selling brownies are made with a combination of rice and pea proteins, providing 15g of plant-based protein in a single bar, and they’re also a source of fibre, making them an ideal nutritious snack for vegan athletes on the move.
High Protein Cookies
A delicious, gooey cookie, in high-protein form. What could be any better? Our customers love these High Protein Cookies as a mid-morning snack with a cup of tea or coffee, as well as an indulgent alternative to regular protein bars and snacks. The hardest part is choosing a flavour: delicious Chocolate Orange or mouthwatering White Chocolate & Raspberry? You’ll have to decide for yourself.
Protein Chocolate Almonds
Chocolate-coated nuts are one of the most classic daytime snacks you can find. And now there’s a way to enjoy them as part of a high-protein diet! We love these Protein Chocolate Almonds because they take a protein-rich food, and cover it with a delicious chocolate coating that pushes the protein content even higher. Each single 40g pack offers 10g of protein – that’s 25% protein! For a delicious snack, it doesn’t get much better than that.