Frequently asked questions

Why are Alfa protein bars good for me?

Alfa protein bars are great tasting, healthy and convenient.
  • Great tasting: they taste so good, you might think you are eating a candy 🙂
  • Healthy: they provide your body with healthy nutrition: protein, fiber and relevant vitamins and minerals without loading your body with too much sugar.
  • Convenient: you can carry a protein bar in your purse, gym bag, office drawer or elsewhere, so you have your healthy snack always at hand.

What is the recommended amount of bars I can eat per day?

Maximum recommended amount of Alfa bars is 3 per day for adults. The maximum amount is due to upper tolerable levels of added nutrients.

Why is protein good for me? How much should I consume per day?

Protein has a lot of benefits and it’s not just for athletes. Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Like fats and carbohydrates, protein is a macronutrient, meaning that the body needs relatively large amounts of it. The recommended amount of protein for adults is 1,1-1,3 g of protein per kg of body weight, or 10-20% of daily intake of calories. Based on reference intake of 2000 kcal for an average adult, this means the recommended daily intake of protein is 50-100 g. For 80 kg adult the recommendation is 88 – 104 g of protein per day.

Are Alfa bars good for weight management or weight loss?

We think the most important contribution of Alfa protein bars for weight loss and weight management is that they may create a feeling of satiety and cause a spontaneous reduction in calorie intake. Besides, compared to majority of other protein bars and snacks, these protein bars are low in sugar. We recommend you to compare calories, protein and sugar amounts in your favorite snacks and see for yourself.

What is the source of fiber in Alfa bars?

Isomalto-oligosaccharide and oligofructose are the main sources of fiber in Alfa protein bars.

How much sugar is in Alfa protein bars?

Alfa and Delight protein bars contain 3,1 – 4,6 g of sugar per 100 g. Alfa 60 g bar contains 2 g of sugar per bar. There are only few bars on the market that reach the same level of sugar per 100 g, but the vast majority of protein bars exceed these values. Our research among 252 protein bars shows that on average they contain 18 g of sugar per 100 g. We recommend you to compare it for yourself.

What are the bars sweetened with?

Our products are sweetened with Steviol Glycosides and Sucralose.

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