Pro Bar Whole Food Meal Bar Original Collection Art's Original Blend - 3 oz. (85g)
Pro Bar Whole Food Meal Bar Originial Collection Art's Original Blend tastes like your favorites trail mix in a bar. It is a delectable combination of whole grain goodness, chunky nuts, and moist, delicious fruits. Break the bad-bar experience today and enjoy Pro Bar, the only bar that tastes like real food! The folks at Pro Bar mean it when they call it a meal. This Probar weighs in at a solid three ounces of fruits, nuts, and seeds with enough nutrition to make a fresh, tasty, satisfying meal replacement. It's rich in raw ingredients and the right nutrient-dense calories for lasting energy and nourishment.
Art's Original Blend is:
- Great for the trail or camp
- Rich in Raw food -- 70% Raw
- 8-12g of plant based protein
- Certified Organic and 100% Vegan
This is where award-winning whole food meal replacement started! Delectable combinations of 15 whole foods including grains, chunky nuts, and delicious fruit in 8 flavors that will satisfy. With the Original Collection, you'll find the incomparable recipes that continue to win rave reviews from critics and customers alike.
Pro Bar Questions & Answers
Why does the Original Collection Pro Bar satisfy my hunger better than other bars?
The 15 whole foods found in the Original Collection Pro Bar formula is the reason your hunger is curbed for hours after eating. Nothing beats whole foods for providing broad-spectrum nutrition. Chemically drived vitamins, found in other bars, do not supply everything found in whole foods. Nutrition science is consistently uncovering more and more components in our foods that are critical for good health. The 15 whole foods guaranteed in each Original Collection Pro Bar are also about 70% raw. This means you get optimal nutrient quality, undestroyed by processing. This nutrition simply cannot be duplicated with any existing technology.
How does the Original Collection Pro Bar work as a meal replacement?
The superb nutrition load, found in the Original Collection Pro Bar, satisfies the body's nutrition requirements better than any other bar available. Once again this goes a long way in satisfying hunger pangs. It frees us from the cravings that drive us to overeat. Great news for dieters! This is also the reason why our customers keep coming back - once they try it, the body keeps saying "yes" to the incredible nutrition.
Why is the Original Collection Pro Bar blended and not baked?
The Original Collection is made with real food that you can see. It is blended together rather than chopped up, pureed, and baked. By doing this we preserve the nutritional integrity of all natural ingredients so your body received the maximum value it deserves.
Are there peanuts in the Original Collection Pro Bar?
All of the Original Collection flavors contain peanuts and other nuts except the Whole Berry Blast bar. The Whole Berry Blast bar contains cashew butter instead of peanut butter. Although the Whole Berry Blast bar is produced in the same production facility as other flavors we maintain a rigorous sanitary process in the production of this bar.
How does the Original Collection Pro Bar deliver its carbohydrates?
The whole grains & naturally dried fruits found in the Original Collection are carefully blended with low glycemic index grain sweeteners. This combination of simple and complex carbs immediately boosts blood sugar, while fiber loaded whole grains and fruits maintain these levels for hours.
Why does the Original Collection Pro Bar require less hydration when eaten than other bars?
The Pro Bar is lower in protein and sodium than most bars. Processing protein requires a lot of water. When ammonia and urea are produced in the processing of protein, the body uses H2O to dilute and eliminate these toxins.
How does the Original Collection Pro Bar achieve such excellent shelf life without preservatives?
Dried fruits, nuts, seeds, rolled grains, and grain sweeteners all have a naturally long shelf life and don't require the addition of chemical preservatives. Chemical preservatives also tend to taste like chemicals, yuck!
Why is the sugar content in the Original Collection Pro Bar higher than some other bars?
The sugar content in the Original Collection Pro Bar is balanced for blood sugar regulation and optimal energy. Simple carbohydrates from organic brown rice and barley malt syrups along with dried fruits bring blood sugar levels up quickly without severely spiking insulin. These simple forms of sugar are indicated on the sugar line in the nutrition panel and are mistakenly compared to table sugar and HFCS (high fructose corn syrup). Complex carbohydrates along with fiber and other important nutrients are found in teh rolled grains and support long term blood sugar regulation. Fiber also buffers the simple carbohydrates assisting them in a slower absorption. These are the reasons the the Original Collection Pro Bar is such an effective tool for managing blood sugar.
What is the difference between refined sugar and evaporated cane juice?
Refined sugar is cooked and becomes acidic. Evaporated cane juice is simply air dried. The nutrients are better preserved when they are not exposed to heat.
Why is the Original Collection Pro Bar more expensive than other bars?
The Original Collection Pro Bar is made with premium, whole food ingredients and weighs a whopping 3 ounces. It is also made from high quality, real food ingredients. No fillers. No fluff.
Why is the Original Collection Pro Bar lower in protein than other bars?
The Original Collection Pro Bar does not include any added protein powders or protein isolates that can be found in other bars. Protein happens to be the body's last choice for fuel with carbohydrates being the undisputed first pick. Fat is a distant second. When the body is forced to use protein for fuel it results in toxicity. The amino acid chains in protein must be removed, liberating the calories for use as fuel. This process, called de-amination, results in the production of ammonia, and urea. This process is not only toxic, but is also very inefficient when compared to the simple assimilation of carbohydrates. High protein can equate to lower energy levels when compared to carbohydrates.
Why is the Original Collection Pro Bar higher in fats than other bars?
During extended periods of moderate level exercise (endurance sports), the body conserves vital carbohydrates by metabolizing fats at a more rapid rate than carbs. If the body becomes depleted of carbs it "hits the wall". Muscle simply cannot function without the presence of carbohydrates. The Original Collection Pro Bar supplies a broad spectrum of healthy fats: poly and mono unsaturates, saturates (yes the body actually requires certain saturated fats), and EFAs (essential fatty acids more commonly referred to as omega essential fatty acids). Endurance athletes commonly deplete their bodies of these critical nutrients, several of which are not commonly found in foods. Because the Original Collection Pro Bar supplies these in abundance, it is not only an excellent tool for use during competition and training, but is also ideal for recovery application.
For the non-athlete, these fats translate into exquisite nutrition, providing one third of the bodies daily requirements for fats in every bar. The key here is to provide the balance of fats from all of the different categories required by the body, while eliminating all of the unhealthy trans and hydrogenated fats. If any of the fats required by the body are missing, the body lets us know by giving us relentless cravings. This means that if we do not consume all of the different fats required by the body, we will crave everything that is fatty! Supply the fats and end the cravings! When we avoid these cravings, weight management becomes much easier!
About Pro Bar
The beginnings of our company had to do with the fact that a product didn’t exist, so someone needed to make it. In Snowbird, Utah in the late 1990s, on-the-go energy products still lived in the world of “engineered ultra-power-foods”, with science fiction-esque sounding ingredients. Pro Bar founders were up there, working as little and playing as often as they could. Besides being mountain junkies, they knew a thing or two about real, whole food. They knew the power of raw ingredients and started to experiment with healthy, vegan snack creations. Soon, their friends and then the town of Snowbird were Pro Bar people. A hunger-destroying bar that’s made from pure nutritional goodness, with no chemical additives—it’s no surprise the locals were among Pro Bar’s first hardcore fans. The buzz was contagious. After hitting the mountain hard, people were recharging with Pro Bar. We had a local test kitchen, and were off and running.
Our company’s goal is to change how the world thinks when it comes to real, whole food. Pro Bar products are proof that a food maker can wholeheartedly commit to quality, sustainability—and sheer deliciousness. Part of the Simply Real promise is sourcing the finest all-natural, 100% vegan organic ingredients from growers who believe in these things as well. As you check out our products, they all have one thing in common: they started with only the best raw ingredients. The reason for their success is simple - Integrity. Compared to other bars, Pro Bar tastes better and contains high quality ingredients. From the beginning, Pro Bar has remained committed to convenient, natural, high-performance nutrition. Pro Bar has never strayed from the integrity of their original recipes.