TLS Choice Brownies & Cream Energy Bar
- May help to curb hunger and increase energy
- Provides 15 grams of protein per bar
- Provides 5 grams of fiber per bar
- Only 160 calories per bar
- Helps promote optimal body composition
- Gluten free
- No trans fats or hydrogenated oils
- Only 3 grams of sugar per bar
Gluten-Free - The finished product contains no detectable gluten (<10ppm gluten)
Quality Standards - GMP Operations and Standardized Ingredients
Checked For: Heavy Metals, Microbiological Contaminants, Allergens, Residual Solvents, Potency, Purity and Identity
Why TLS Choose Choice Brownies & Cream Energy Bar?
With 15 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber, TLS Choice Energy Bars may help to curb your hunger and increase your energy, while giving you the nutrition you need, when you need it. While other nutrition bars might provide key nutrients, many also contain high amounts of calories, sugar and fats. TLS Choice Energy Bars give you the nutrition you need with only 3 grams of sugar and 6 grams of fat, plus 40 percent fewer calories compared to leading nutrition bars on the market. Plus, TLS Choice Energy bars are gluten free with no hydrogenated oils.
A convenient snack option, TLS Choice Energy Bars provide a great nutritional alternative for active lifestyles, and are a guilt-free treat made for everyone, and can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.
Whether the goal is to help manage your weight, help maintain an active lifestyle, or just stay ahead of your hectic schedule, TLS Choice Energy Bars are a nutritious snack alternative that can help you go the distance!
This product is sold with at least a 3 month shelf life remaining.
Protein (Soy and Whey)
Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Protein supports your body’s ability to build and repair tissues, as well as produce enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. Unlike fat and carbohydrates, the body does not store protein and, therefore, has no reservoir to draw on when it needs a new supply – therefore, you need to get it through diet or supplementation.
Clinical studies consistently show that high-protein diets increase satiety and decrease hunger compared with high-fat or high-carbohydrate diets. In addition, show that people tend to reduce their consumption of calories when they are on a high-protein diet.
Diets higher in protein and moderate in carbs — along with regular exercise — are believed by experts to support cardiovascular health. Protein also helps the body maintain lean tissue while burning fat for fuel, and this happens without dieters being sidetracked with constant hunger. Researchers don't understand exactly how protein works to satisfy hunger, but some believe that protein causes the brain to receive lower levels of appetite-stimulating hormones.
Inulin Fiber (fructo-oligosaccharide extract of chicory root)
Dietary fiber is a key component of healthy eating, and studies show that the average American simply does not get enough from their typical diet.
Fiber supports numerous areas of health; it supports healthy digestion, helps maintain normal blood sugar levels and promotes cardiovascular health.
Inulin fiber is present in foods such as asparagus, chicory, garlic, Jerusalem artichoke and onion. In addition to the benefits above, inulin fiber also provides prebiotic fiber, a specific variety which acts as a food source for friendly bacteria. As such, inulin may help the body maintain balanced bacterial populations, further contributing to digestive health and immune function.
Who should use Choice Energy Bars?
Anyone who is seeking a convenient alternative to high-calorie, low-nutrient fast food.
Do Choice Energy Bars assist in weight management?
Choice Energy Bars can be incorporated into a weight loss plan by providing a source of quality protein and fiber, as well as much-needed nutrients that can also provide weight management support.
Are Choice Energy Bars vegetarian?
Yes. Choice Energy Bars only utilize soy and whey protein, while their fiber component is produced from various cereal crops.
How often should I have a Choice Energy Bar?
Choice Energy Bars are especially useful as a snack between meals to help fight hunger and provide additional protein, fiber and nutrients. They can be enjoyed anytime.
Can I eat a Choice Energy Bar along with a meal?
Absolutely! Choice Energy Bars are great on their own, but can also be used as an after dinner dessert or as a nutritious addition to a salad, soup or sandwich.
Which other products are best combined with Choice Energy Bars?
This is ultimately a matter of your nutritional goals. Choice Energy Bars can be used in combination with dietary supplements. Someone interested in healthy muscle retention and anti-aging might use them along with Ultra Prime™ Secretagogue HGH Enhancer or Prime™ Ultimate Longevity Formula by Isotonix. Those seeking support for cardiovascular health may wish to combine these bars with Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E, while people seeking additional antioxidant protection may wish to use Choice Energy Bars along with Isotonix OPC-3®.
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TLS Product Reviews
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delicious and great to havev around
I travel a lot and have always kept protein bars in my briefcase or purse for the inevitable times when I miss a meal or hunger gets the best of me. These are absolutely delicious and have less carbs and sugars than most. My suggestion is to create energy bars like these with stevia instead of sugar and even fewer carbs for the TLS program. Especially when on a diet, it's IMPERATIVE to have snack or meal replacement bars, for people on the go. ALSO, since there are so many of us who are lactose intolerant, the world needs a dairy free energy bar PLEASE!
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when I am craving for brownies..
This is really an alternatives when I crave for brownie! Taste really good, and worry free!
Brownies. Gotta have a brownie!
These brownie bars are lifesavers! When you're on your commute to/from work or simply out and about, the brownie bars come in so handy when hungry and need that extra boost of energy. Healthy and delicious, you'd be missing out if you don't have one!
Taste soooo good!!
This just tastes so good!!!! Delicious!!
These are great to grab when you're running out the door and don't have time for a prepared breakfast or know you will need a snack later. 15 grams of protein and 6 net carbs. They aren't sweet, which I like. I always keep these on hand. Great for traveling and you can't do regular home prepared snacks.