In the healthy bar there are germinated seeds (for example, flax or buckwheat), honey, sunflower seeds or nuts, as well as fruits, berries and spices. Depending on the composition, in a useful bar there are different vitamins. Most often in these bars you will find vitamins A, B, C and E. If we talk about proteins, fats and carbohydrates, then about half of the whole composition contains carbohydrates, and quickly digestible, which gives a charge of energy immediately after consumption. On average, the energy value of healthy bars is 400 kcal per 100 grams, so this is quite a satisfying product.
If you do not like the consistency of the bars, then you can choose a marshmallow for snack, which has a soft structure. Yes, it does not soothe hunger as a bar, but it suits as a quick snack. When choosing a marshmallow, then pay attention to the fact that it was made from fresh fruit, and not mashed potatoes, and in the composition was honey, not sugar. Firstly, the fruit candy made from fresh fruit retains almost all vitamins, unlike the semi-finished one. Secondly, honey is healthier than sugar. The composition should not be any flavors, flavor enhancers and other similar components. There are practically no fats in the marshmallow and very few proteins, but easily digestible carbohydrates consisting of half and even more – depending on the components.
3. Dried fruits and vegetables
For example, dried tomatoes are not only tasty, but also allow you to get enough of a relatively small amount. Unlike bars and pastes, dried tomatoes have 14 grams of protein per 100 grams of product. At the same time they contain a large amount of carbohydrates (an average of 50 grams). Energy value is relatively low: 300 kcal per 100 grams.
As for dried fruits, they have a minimum amount of proteins and fats and a lot of carbohydrates. For example, dried melon has 82.2 grams of carbohydrate per 100 grams of product and an energy value of 341 kcal per 100 grams. This composition, combined with the pleasant taste of melon make this product an excellent snack.
By the way, unlike previous products, dried vegetables can serve not only for snacking, but also as ingredients for cooking. In addition, dried vegetables and fruits have a brighter taste, so by snacking on such products, you will open the usual food from the other side.
You can order all the listed products in the Ecofermer online store. It’s cool that the ingredients are grown in Kuban without adding different chemicals, which is important for those who care about their health. We also found flaxseed, corn, sesame, grape and pumpkin oils in the store, which can be added to dishes instead of sunflower or olive oil in order to increase the benefits and simply diversify the taste. By the way, if you have a vegetarian card, you can get a discount on the goods of the Ecofermer shop. If you are looking for an unusual gift, then look in the section “Gift Sets”: there you will find sets with tasty and healthy food.