Functional Food Products

Functional Food Products

Promise Activ Supershots

Posted by on 7:33 pm in Health/Wellness | 10 comments

The Promise line of functional, “heart-healthy” products is manufactured by Unilever…the parent company of a number of familiar supermarket brands, from Lipton Tea to Wishbone Salad Dressing (not to mention Slim Fast).  There are two kinds of Supershots: one...

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Balance Gold Nutrition Energy Bars

Posted by on 8:14 pm in Bars, Energy, High Protein, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Balance Bars are based on the macronutrient ratio popularized by Barry Sears in the Zone Diet: 40% carbohydrate, 30% protein, 30% fat.  Now manufactured by Kraft Foods, they come in a range of 4 different types: Original, Balance Bare, Pure, Carb Well and Gold.  There are 4...

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YoPlus+ Digestive Lowfat Yogurt

Posted by on 11:01 am in Health/Wellness, High Fiber, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yoplait yogurt is a familar sight in most US grocery stores.  Owned by mega-food corporation General Mills, the product line has jumped on the “digestive health” bandwagon with YoPlus+ – a probiotic/pre-biotic fiber product.  YoPlus+  is sold in single-serving...

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Worldwide Sports Nutrition Pure Protein Bars

Posted by on 5:59 pm in Bars, High Protein, Low Carb | 2 comments

Worldwide Sports Nutrition produces a number of ready-to-drink supplements, including “Pure Protein” shakes, “Sonic” Tea, and various pre-/post-workout formulas.  The Pure Protein bars come in two sizes (50g and 78g) and seven flavors: Blueberry Crumb...

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iSatori Eat Smart

Posted by on 7:07 pm in Fat Loss, High Fiber, High Protein, Low Calorie, Low Carb, Shakes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

iSatori Technologies is a company that’s fairly well-known in the bodybuilding/fitness world.  The name may already be familar, as iSatori supplements (such as Curvelle, Lean System 7 and Morph) are reviewed elsewhere on the site.  Eat Smart is a meal replacement powder...

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Snickers Marathon Protein Bar

Posted by on 12:34 pm in Bars, High Fiber, High Protein | 6 comments

Given the enormous popularity of protein/energy/nutrition bars, it was just a matter of time before more conventional candy makers got into the act.  Thus, the Mars Corporation has extended its “Snickers” line of candy bars to include Marathon bars.  There are four...

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