Coconut? Banana? It's time to try a Toosum coconut banana oatmeal bar. Shredded coconut and sweet, ripe bananas give these 100-calorie gluten-free oatmeal bars their tropical, island-vacation flavor. They’re packed with health benefits that will make you feel ready to take on any adventure.
For starters, Bananas are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of manganese, vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, potassium, biotin, and copper. Coconut oil can increase your energy expenditure, helping you burn more fat. Yes burn more fat! The fatty acids and breakdown products in coconut oil can kill harmful pathogens, potentially helping to prevent infections.
The fatty acids in coconut oil can significantly reduce appetite, which may positively affect body weight over the long term. So not only is the Toosum bar only 100 calories, the coconut property has the ability to reduce your appetite. Now that is a snack worth eating!
Other Benefits in Toosum Gluten-Free Banana Coconut Oatmeal Bar: Gluten-free rolled oats—heart-healthy fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol. Chia seeds—full of omega-3 fatty acids to help reduce risk of heart disease. Cashew butter – monounsaturated fat to help improve cardiovascular health. Chicory root—another protein-packed, fiber-rich ingredient to help your digestive system. Sunflower seeds—packed with vitamin E and antioxidants.
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We know you’re careful about what you eat at meal times—lots of veggies, healthy protein, complex carbs. But snack time can be tricky because many “healthy” snack bars out there are loaded with sugar and calories or packed with preservatives and other ingredients concocted in a lab, not a kitchen.
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