A + PB = Nutrition Super stars!
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A + PB = Nutrition Super stars!

Clean Lean Protein Bars

Recipe by Charissa & Co.

Apples combined with peanut butter (or any cold pressed nut or seed butter) are each nutrition rock stars in their own right.

When these are paired, they create an ideal balance of nutrients that’s hard to come by among today’s popular snacks.

Apples are a great source of whole-food carbs + fiber, while peanut butter offers additional fiber plus a hefty dose of healthy fats + protein.

Inflammation is a root cause of a variety of chronic illnesses, apples are a rich source of flavonoids, which are chemical compounds known to have strong anti-inflammatory potential.

Marrying these two together is an excellent healthy swap.

Apples contain immune-boosting vitamin C, therefore they are a great addition to add to your day. Especially as we approach different seasons/weather.

Apples contain a type of inhibitor, which decrease the absorption of certain starches and sugars in the intestinal tract. These polyphenols in apples lower absorption of sugars plus can prevent blood-glucose spikes while lowering the glycemic load of your entire meal.