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Monday, June 1, 2009

Energy Bar Reviews

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This is one review from the site, dated 23 May 2009:

The Prana Bar is delicious and healthy, made with organic ingredients and is 77% raw organic foods. Prana Bar is organic, gluten free, vegan and All natural and specializes in enzymes, which help the digestive system absorb food nutrients. Prana will also increase energy from acai powder, which is also a powerful antioxidant with high nutritional potential. The ingredients are quite simple, which is very good in my book. Instead of sugar, this bar has organic agave nectar and organic date paste for sweeteners, which will provide long-lasting energy.

The organic dried coconut is good for cleaning the intestines, removing parasites and cleansing the blood. Organic raisins are a source of boron, a mineral that protects the bones against oesteoporosis. Almonds provide protein, fiber, vitamin E and monounsaturated fats, and are rich in minerals like Iron, Calcium, Phosphorus and Magnesium. Amaranth is a source of lysine and phytosterol, working on inflammation and chronic diseases. With all those amazing nutrients, this bar is highly recommended for your health.

Manufacturer’s Description

Enzymes, the delicate dynamos cannot be duplicated by science, because they are the stuff of life. Enzymes break down food into basic components so the body can absorb nutrients and eliminate waste efficiently. Your body can manufacture enzymes, but the more you use your enzyme potential, the sooner it runs out. Nearly all the enzymes naturally present in food are destroyed by processing and cooking, causing your body to deplete its own limited supply when digesting such foods. Raw, organic and unprocessed foods, rich in enzymes, restore your enzyme levels and increase health, vitality and longevity.

Prana Bars are:

  • Enzyme active
  • Organic
  • Unprocessed
  • Non-GMO
  • No added sugar
  • Gluten free
  • Soy free
  • Dairy free
  • Vegan
  • All natural

Products in This Line

Apricot Goji
Cinnamon Apple
Pear ginseng
Coconut Acai
Apricot Pumpkin
Cashew almond


The taste is fantastic…sweet but not sugary, with a slightly salty taste. The raisins gives a special taste, together with the almonds and coconut. It reminds me of home made candy.

Where to Buy

Online at the manufacturer’s site
Online retails stores
Health food stores nation-wide

Nutritional Facts

Ingredients: Organic Almond Butter, Organic Agave Nectar, Organic Date Pste, Organic Dried Coconut, Organic Almonds, Organic Raisins, Organic Puffed Amaranth, Organic Acai Dry Powder, sea salt.

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Proteins: 4g
Carbs: 26g
Calories: 220


If you are looking for energy, meal replacement, or just a healthy snack, this is a great bar. It’s not highly caloric, the price is right and it satisfies your appetite for a couple of hours.


You can find other bars with fewer calories at about the same price.


Bar = 48g
Price per Bar = $1.71
Price per Servings = $1.71
Price per Gram = $0.036

(Price listed is for a box of 24)

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