Everyone is holding out for a hero, and it just may be the Quest Hero Blueberry Cobbler Protein Bar. Protein bars can make sense if you are looking for a meal replacement or snack that contains a considerable amount of protein without too many high-glycemic carbs that can raise your blood sugar.
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The Quest Hero Blueberry Cobbler Protein Bar contains a soft, chewy core with a blueberry-flavored topping, wrapped in a coating of white chocolate flavor — a nice change of pace from all of the chocolate-flavored bars out there. Each bar contains 170 calories, 17 grams of protein, 28 grams of carbohydrate and 12 grams of sugar. The carb in these bars comes from erythritol, sucralose and allulose (a natural sugar found in wheat, figs, raisins and jackfruit). Chemically, its structure is similar to that of carbohydrate, but it only contributes a fraction of the calories and does not raise blood glucose levels. Allulose tastes, feels and behaves like sugar, but has about one-tenth the calories as sugar. And it has received “Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)” status from the FDA. If you’re looking for a gluten-free, keto-friendly protein bar, you may have found your hero in the Quest Hero Blueberry Cobbler Protein Bar.
Interested in the Quest Hero Blueberry Cobbler Protein Bar? Check it out on Amazon!
Want to learn more about healthy eating with diabetes? Read “Top Tips for Healthier Eating,” “Improving Your Recipes: One Step at a Time” and “Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management,” then watch “Healthy Eating With Diabetes.”
A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Good Measures, LLC, where she is a CDE manager for a virtual diabetes program. Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition & Meal Planning, a co-author of 16 Myths of a Diabetic Diet, and has written for publications including Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Spectrum, Clinical Diabetes, the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation’s newsletter, DiabeticConnect.com, and CDiabetes.com
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Amy Campbell: Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Amy was formerly a Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures. Amy has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.
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