Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

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Whether you have just started in your fitness journey, or you have been a junkie for several years, allow me to share one of the main pieces of advice I had ever been given: achieving your goals relies on the ratio of 75% diet and 25% exercise. The numbers differ in certain iterations of this principle — 70-30 or 80-20 — but essentially it teaches the same lesson. No matter how hard you work out, if the food you put into your body is not balanced, don’t expect any positive changes. I guess it is like having your cake and eating it too; which I’ve never understood, because what else is there to do with cake aside from eating it?! (Someone’s getting mad here). But fortunately, so many food trends and products have made it possible to eat clean (or at least cleaner) without sacrificing the flavor.

Why Protein Bars Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

My goals involve fat loss and muscle toning, so I’ve had to take the painful truth that I must watch my carbs, sugar, and fat consumption, whilst keeping a pretty good quantity of protein in my diet. For someone like me, who has an insatiable sweet tooth, this was/is the hardest adjustment of all. The physical training isn’t, and has never been, my problem. If there’s anything I’m grateful for, it is that I do not mind the exercise at all. The sweat, the soreness, the feeling of becoming faster and stronger with every move: I live for it.

Then there is the post-WOD struggle of wanting to consume double my body weight. Facepalm. I want my dessert. I would like my midday snacks. What’s a girl to do? The only real answer is finding a healthy alternative for all my cravings.

This is where protein bars come in. I have tried them all, and when I say all, I mean I’ve had some pretty decent ones, some rock hard ones, some chalky, a few that tasted like medicine, and some that tasted like cardboard. Even those, I tolerated for a phase, but the really terrible ones were those that were promoted as “guilt-free,” only to reveal a large amount of fats or sugar in their nutritional fine print. How. Dare. You. I would’ve been better off having a genuine cheesecake.

Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

Introduction to Built Bar

Enter a new kid on the block. I’d been hearing a buzz about Built Bar from friends (is this an alliteration or what), and I knew I had to try it. They can only be bought directly from their site, which I’m totally fine with because no one wants a protein bar that’s been sitting on a shelf for months. Since I’m the kind to go all out or nothing at all, I decided to avail of the BYOB or Build Your Own Built Bar Box. I never shy away from savings, and with 18 bars to my own $38, that comes out to just a bit more than $2 per bar. Sounded like a deal to me! The box may have up to 3 distinct flavors, allowing me to try out some of their 15 variants in total. And like I said, I could get really extra, so I got two boxes in that 1st purchase. Naturally, I chose 3 other flavors I had not picked yet, leaving me with 9 left to try for next time (and believe me, I have had my “next times” several times over by now).

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The Hype Was Real Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

Taste

The 1st win for me when I took a bite was that I could have sworn it was chocolate that coated the whole bar. I quickly looked at the ingredients and nearly cried with joy: it WAS real, dark chocolate, and this is something that’s not typical in most of the competition.

If you are not fond of fruit and chocolate combos, be warned. I am the complete opposite, and absolutely love fruit together with chocolate. My favorite flavors include the banana, strawberry, and coconut chocolate crèmes, because they taste like fruit and none of these artificial, supplement-y kinds. Having said that, I can vouch for the other 6 variants with no fruit, also. The people at Built Bar thought this through and have made something for everyone: just good’ol classic dessert goodness like double chocolate mousse and peanut butter, to name my top two. In case I haven’t made myself clear, my sweet tooth does not feel neglected and is very satisfied. By taste alone, I am a Built Bar believer!

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Texture Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

So one of the qualities I discriminate by when selecting a baris the texture. Those that get too hard are a pain to chew, and those that are chalky are unpalatable. While I eat those, I feel like I’m being punished to eat better.

Built Bar has the most unique, marshmallow mouth feel that reminds me of a favorite chocolate bar that I used to devour as a kid. Soft and fluffy on the inside, with a crackling outer shell reminiscent of these dipped ice cream cones of my childhood. I can not stress enough how content I feel when I sink my teeth into one (thinking about it this very moment)!

Nutritional Values Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

As much as I resented those fake-healthy barsI mentioned earlier, I had been equal amounts of impressed with the detail and care that Built Bar placed into their products.

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Ingredients

The business boasts they’re serious about nutrition, and that reflected in the ingredients that they chose to exclude and put in their bars. Each bar provides whey protein, which has a complete amino acid profile, but they’ve eliminated the components of casein and lactose, which typically cause reactions in a number of people. They’ve chosen erythritol and glycerine for their sweeteners, two of the healthier options that have little to no side effects, while keeping the bars moist and delicious. The soluble fiber in every bar is maltodextrin, which not only contributes to the yummy texture I gushed about, but is also known to increase health benefits. There are no nuts nor soy in their products, so this is safe for those who have allergies. Last but definitely not the least, may I repeat, REAL CHOCOLATE. ‘Nuff said.

Regrettably, whey protein and another ingredient, gelatin, fall under the category of non-vegan and non-vegetarian, in addition to non-halal and non-kosher. My heart goes out to you people who can’t experience this treat.

Macros

For the macro counters, I’m happy to report that Built Bars have the lowest calorie count among all the best brands in the market. At only 110 calories, 15 g of protein, and only 7 grams of net carbs, 4 g of sugar, and 4 g of fat, they could genuinely claim to be a guilt-free snack or meal replacement. Nobody can be angry about these numbers. In fact, Weight Watchers rejoice, since these only count for 3 WW points.

Price and Shipping

I’ve touched on this earlier, as I recounted my first order, but another wonderful thing about Built Bars is that the more you buy, the more you save. They have deals that heap on the discounts, like adding extra items to cart will shave a larger percentage off your final checkout sum.

They also have a sample box with 10 different flavors (only available for 1st timers, which I did not know about earlier ), that bring each bar’s price down to about $1.76.

Delivery is free on USPS priority within the united states, and arrives in a reasonable amount of time, considering they’re all shipped 2-4 days after production. I am all for it if that means fresh goodies for me.

You can probably tell I am a Built Bar enthusiast, and if I have not expressed how much I love it, I’m throwing in some extra FAQ for any of you who are still on the boundary.

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FAQ Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

Which are the other flavors of Built Bar?

So glad you asked. They change their offerings every so often, maybe to keep giving us die-hards something new, or to address market demands. However, from the last time I checked, here are a few of their current flavors (or the last ones that I ordered) along with their macros.

Double Chocolate Mousse — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Vanilla Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Raspberry Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Orange Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Coconut Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Black Cherry Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Banana Chocolate Creme — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Salted Caramel Chocolate — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

Coconut Almond — 130 calories, 18g protein, 5g fat, 7g fiber, 3g sugar

Peanut Butter — 170 calories, 20g protein, 7g fiber, 7g fat, 3g sugar

Banana Nut Bread — 150 calories, 18g protein, 5g fat, 6g fiber, 5g sugar

Peanut Butter Brownie — 170 calories, 20g protein, 7g fat, 7g fiber, 3g sugar

Mint Brownie Delite — 110 calories, 15g protein, 4g fat, 6g fiber, 4g sugar

How sure are we that these are healthy?

I have detailed most of their ingredients above. However, another reason to trust the business is because its creator and has a PhD in molecular chemistry and has an impressive reputation. Fun fact? He even makes the chocolate from cocoa beans.

Are there any side effects?

Personally, none for me. If you have allergies, please thoroughly check the ingredients before consuming.

What if I don’t like how it tastes, and I am left with 17 bars from the BYOB?

To begin with, you must try more than one flavor. I don’t like all the fun-sized variants in these commercial, chocolate party packs, but I found the ones I love by trying them all (well, nobody asked me to…)

Second, they actually have a Built Taste Guarantee. You may get in touch with their customer service within 14 days and request a refund, but they only entertain this for 1st-time buyers. While they do not accept refunds, they do trades, and hopefully then you’ll receive flavors that you will love as much as I do.

Can they melt?

Yes, just like chocolate and other foods that aren’t laden with synthetic substances. I wouldn’t advise lugging them around with you on a hot day; they have to be kept at least room temperature. But if you want to try eating them like I do, eat them straight from the refrigerator.

Does it work?

If you mean has it curbed my sweet cravings and given me a healthier snack alternative, definitely. I feel fuller for longer, and gives me a boost of energy for my workouts. Then again, it really depends upon our unique objectives, so try to see how this fits into your regimen.

Do they offer other products? Built Bar 6 Pack Sample

Yes, they have vitamin blends known as Built Boost that contain 11 essential vitamins, 3 plant extracts, and the max amount of vitamins B2 and B6. They’re a terrific supplement for a healthy lifestyle.

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If you’re searching for a protein bar to attempt, consider this option for next time. I really like it and hope you will, too.

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