Built Bar Upset Stomach

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Whether you’ve just started on your fitness journey, or you have been a junkie for several years, let me share one of the most important pieces of advice I had ever been given: meeting your goals relies on the ratio of 75% diet and 25% exercise. The numbers differ in certain iterations of the principle — 70-30 or 80-20 — but it teaches the same lesson. No matter how hard you work out, if the food you put into your body isn’t balanced, don’t expect any positive changes. I guess it’s like having your cake and eating it too; which I have never understood, because what else is there to do with cake other than 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 Upset Stomach

My goals involve fat loss and muscle toning, which means I’ve had to accept the painful fact that I must watch my carbs, sugar, and fat consumption, whilst keeping a pretty good amount of protein in my diet. For someone like me, with an insatiable sweet tooth, this was/is the hardest adjustment of all. The physical training is not, and hasn’t been, my problem. If there’s anything I am thankful for, it’s that I don’t mind the exercise at all. The sweat, the soreness, the sensation of becoming faster and stronger with every movement: I live for this.

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

Here is where protein bars come in. I’ve 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 great deal of fats or sugar in their nutrient fine print. How. Dare. You. I would’ve been better off with an actual cheesecake.

Built Bar Upset Stomach

Built Bar Upset Stomach

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 website, which I am totally fine with because nobody 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 $38, that comes out to just a bit more than $2 per bar. Sounded like a bargain to me! The box can have up to 3 different flavors, allowing me to try some of the 15 flavors in total. And like I said, I can get quite 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 Upset Stomach

Taste

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

If you aren’t 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, since they taste like fruit and none of those artificial, supplement-y types. That said, I can vouch for the other 6 variants without 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 2. In case I have not made myself clear, my sweet tooth doesn’t feel neglected and is extremely satisfied. By taste alone, I’m a Built Bar believer!

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Texture Built Bar Upset Stomach

So one of the qualities I discriminate by when selecting a baris the texture. The ones that get overly hard are a pain to eat, and those that are chalky are unpalatable. When I eat those, I feel like I am being penalized to eat better.

Built Bar has the most unique, marshmallow texture that reminds me of a popular chocolate bar that I used to devour as a child. Soft and fluffy on the inside, with a crackling outer shell reminiscent of those dipped ice cream cones of my youth. I can’t stress enough how content I feel when I sink my teeth into one (considering it this very minute )!

Nutritional Values Built Bar Upset Stomach

As much as I resented those fake-healthy barsI mentioned previously, 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 that they are serious about nutrition, and that reflected in the ingredients they opted to put and exclude in their bars. Each bar offers whey protein, which has a complete amino acid profile, but they’ve eliminated the elements of casein and lactose, which typically cause reactions in a number of people. They’ve chosen erythritol and glycerine for their own sweeteners, 2 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 with 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, as well as 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 top 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 can genuinely claim to be a guilt-free snack or meal replacement. No one can be mad about these numbers. In actuality, Weight Watchers rejoice, since these only count for 3 WW points.

Cost and Shipping

I have touched on this earlier, as I recounted my first order, but another superb thing about Built Bars is that the more you buy, the more you save. They have deals that heap on the discounts, like adding additional items to cart will shave a larger percentage off your closing 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 cost down to about $1.76.

Shipping is free on USPS priority within the united states, and arrives in a reasonable amount of time, considering they are all shipped 2-4 days following production. I am all for it if that means freshly made goodies for me.

You can probably tell I am a Built Bar fanatic, and if I have not expressed how much I really like it, I am throwing in some excess FAQ for any of you who are still on the border.

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FAQ Built Bar Upset Stomach

What 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 deal with market demands. However, from the last time I checked, here are a few of their current flavors (or the last ones that I purchased ) 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’ve detailed most of the ingredients above. Still, another reason to trust the company is because its founder and has a PhD in molecular chemistry and has an impressive reputation. Fun fact? He makes the chocolate himself, 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’m left with 17 bars from the BYOB?

To begin with, you have to try more than one variant. I don’t like all of the fun-sized versions in those commercial, chocolate party packs, but I found those that 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 solely entertain this for 1st-time buyers. While they don’t accept refunds, they do exchanges, and then you’ll get flavors that you’ll love as much as I do.

Can they melt?

Yes, exactly like chocolate and other foods that are not laden with artificial stuff. I wouldn’t advise lugging them around with you on a hot day; they need to be kept at room temperature. But if you want to try eating them like I do, eat them cold, straight from the fridge.

Does this work?

If you mean has it suppressed 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 learn how this fits into your regimen.

Do they provide other products? Built Bar Upset Stomach

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

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

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