You’ve seen them on the grocery store shelves, you have seen them in magazine articles, you have seen people rave about them on Instagram. Meat bars — they are everywhere. Why are they suddenly the hottest new thing, and do they really live up to all the hype?
We’re glad you asked.
For years, people were looking for high-protein snacks. Whether they were trying to build muscle mass, lose weight, manage diabetes, or just trying to eat healthy, however, they had very limited choices.
Meat Bars Are Real Food
Most high protein, low-carb protein snacks were made up of ingredients most people didn’t recognize and couldn’t pronounce. You wouldn’t find any of these ingredients in your pantry; they sounded like something from a chemistry kit. Even though the health benefits were questionable, the bars became a staple in many diets because there simply wasn’t any other choice.
Snacks like Wild Zora Meat And Veggie Bars, are real food. Ours are dehydrated so all of the nutrients aren’t baked out of them. They aren’t highly processed. And, they are made of ingredients that your body can quickly and easily put to work giving you the energy you need.
Plus, meat is just good food. It is a great source of low-calorie omega-3, iron, and vitamin B12.
They’re For Everyone
These protein-rich treats are not just for athletes or people on special diets. Although, they are great for athletes and for anyone following a high-protein, low-carb diet.
But guess what? Because they are made only with real food, Meat bars are for anyone looking for a natural, healthy snack on the go. Kids even love them. Parents love the fact that their kids are eating nutritious snacks And, for families dealing with allergies to gluten, soy, peanuts or tree nuts, there really is no better choice.
What To Look For When Buying Meat Snacks
Not all protein snacks are created equal. When you are looking for a new meat snack, choose those with:
- Grass-fed beef
- Sustainably and humanely raised meats like lamb or turkey
- Organic veggies
- Clearly labeled gluten and allergen information
- No added sugar
It Isn’t All About The Protein
Some brands boast that their bars are made from 100% meat and nothing else. They claim that sugar-free is always the best way to go. There is a catch: sugar is a preservative. So, if you leave sugar out completely, you will need to add more salt or chemicals to give the meat snack some shelf life.
We strongly believe that a well-rounded snack includes protein and veggies. And veggies contain sugar. There is a big difference between added sugar and sugar that naturally occurs in fruit and vegetables. As long as an ingredient list includes whole veggies, not juice or paste, you’ll be getting all of the fiber and other goodness from those veggies. So, don’t worry about that little bit of sugar as long as it comes from whole foods like tomatoes.
Do You Want To Try Some?
You’ve got a lot of choices out there. But, if you really want the most healthy choice, you’re going to want a bar that includes meat and veggies. You just can’t beat the nutritional punch. And, they taste better!
We hope you’ll try a Wild Zora Bar and let us know what you think. Don’t forget to use the code FREESHIP when you buy them here on our site. You can also find our bars for sale on Amazon, so you can join hundreds of families who have their Wild Zora bars delivered to them automatically via subscription every month.