Nutrition and health can be confusing and difficult to figure out. How do you know if something is truly nutritious for you?
We have tried breaking the nutritional facts of our protein bars down for you, so you don’t have to feel confused.
All of our bars are made from organic juicy dates, crunchy nuts and contain 11% insect powder. 11% might not sound like a lot, but it actually corresponds to over 500 buffalo beetle worms in one bar!
Neither of our bars contain dairy or gluten, which means anyone with either a lactose or gluten intolerance are free to eat our bars without any worries.
To get a gist of exactly how healthy our insect bars are, here is a comparison
- One insect bar contains 11-12g of fibre! In comparison, a coarse piece of rye bread you get 9g of fibre.
- One insect bar contains 3mg of iron, you receive 4mg of iron in 100g of pure spinach.
- One insect bar contains 0,4ug B12-vitamin, and yogurt contains 0,3ug per 100g.
Instead of eating rye bread or a portion of spinach you can eat a nourishing protein bar with apple & cinnamon, cocoa orange or salty peanut butter - what’s not to like?
One bar of insect powder is complete with all 9 essential amino acids. Studies show that humans absorb insect protein very well. Not only is a bar filled with protein, the insect powder also contains fibres, omega-3 fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals.
By eating just one Hey Planet insect protein bar, you obtain up to 18% protein, 11g of fibre and a substantial amount of your daily need for zinc, magnesium, B12-vitamin and iron.