Is Naked Bar the next great protein snack?
These days people are worried about their nutrition. They’re worried that the supplements that they’re taking aren’t exactly on the level. In fact, it is many people’s mission to consume only organic products and as such it is increasingly difficult to find the right foods and supplements to consume.
Naked Nutrition is hoping to provide a product that is not only all natural but effective in the nutrients that it provides. As such, Naked Nutrition is bringing you a whole new protein bar. Naked Bar is being promoted as a grass-fed whey protein bar with nothing to hide.
When you first get a glimpse of the packaging it’s hard not to think, “this thing really looks like a bar of soap.” But don’t let that fool you. Naked Nutrition is a no-frills company and it appears their intentions are to provide a solid product rather than making a statement with their packaging. If the claims being made by Naked Nutrition are true, then this is a very valuable meal replacement bar that could potentially take your gains to new heights.
For this review we tried two different flavors of protein bar. One is chocolate almond and the other is peanut butter. Both protein bars are made from grass fed whey protein concentrate as well as rice syrup and grape juice concentrate. From a consumer standpoint seeing that the ingredients aren’t filled with so many different chemicals that are near impossible to pronounce is a promising sign.
As far as taste is concerned chocolate almond and peanut butter are stark contrast of each other. Where the chocolate almond has a more bitter end to the taste, peanut butter has a much more pleasant and sweet flavor. The chocolate almond bar also contains almond butter, almond flour, cocoa and sea salt in its ingredients. The peanut butter bar contains peanut butter, of course, and peanut flour.
So, the next question is obviously which one tastes better? The truth of the matter is the peanut butter bar will be far more palatable for those who enjoy a sweet tasting product. While the chocolate almond does have a bit of sweetness in there, as indicated by the 12 grams of added sugar, the after taste ends up being a bit more sour than what is present in the peanut butter bar. On the other hand, if you prefer a more muted taste as opposed to a sweet end then the chocolate almond is definitely the way to go. At the end of the day, your mileage will vary based on personal taste – just do go into the chocolate almond bar thinking you’ll get that milk chocolate flavor.
Both bars contain 15 grams of protein, 8 grams of fat, and 21 grams of carbohydrates. The chocolate almond contains 7 grams of dietary fiber while the peanut butter bar contains 6 grams. The peanut butter bar also contains 13 grams of added sugar as compared to the 12 grams in the chocolate almond.
All in all, Naked Nutrition has offered up a pretty decent product, especially when you consider that it is focusing on making the main ingredients natural as opposed to filled with processed protein and other processed ingredients. If you’re looking to go the organic approach, you might find everything you are looking for in the Naked Bar.