The Protein Window: When’s the Best Time to Eat Protein Bars?

When is the best time to eat a protein bar?

Well – that depends on several factors: from who you ask to what your goals are.

If your goal is to use protein bars as a healthier alternative to common snacks, you can eat them whenever you want. However, if you’re aiming to build muscle and maximise your ‘gains’, it’s worth being aware of a time window that bodybuilders call the ‘protein window’.
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Are Protein Bars Good For You? Your Questions Answered

Are protein bars good for you? Well – that depends. It could be argued that the healthiest foods are those which are entirely unrefined or processed – but few of us have the ability to eat a diet like that.

Protein bars offer a way to pack in the vital macronutrient in an easy, accessible way. You can buy them in bulk or just pick one up at the supermarket to up your protein intake on the go. But not all protein bars are created equal – and some are healthier than others.
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Quick Vegan Snacks for Students and People on the Go

In a busy world, vegans often struggle to find healthy, nutritious snacks they can enjoy on the go. While the UK caters well to vegans thanks to a rise in fast-food options, mainstream eateries, and even a change towards vegan-friendly sweets such as M&S’ Percy Pigs, those with very little time on their hands can still struggle to find something that’s actually healthy and will provide the energy boost they need.
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High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Whether you believe the adage of “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” or not, there is a lot of nutritional potential in the first meal of the day. Not only does eating breakfast kickstart your metabolism, but some studies have even suggested that missing breakfast confuses your body’s latent ‘fasting’ mechanism that expects you to replenish blood sugar after sleeping. 
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Healthy Vegan Party Snacks: A Guide For Hosts & Guests

Vegan snacks you can make yourself or just pick up in the supermarket

So you’re throwing a party? Yay! But you’ve got to cater for different diets? Oooh. 

Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here at Oatein, we’re all about creating protein snacks that can be enjoyed by those following a range of different diets. From low sugar to high protein to vegan snacks, we know a thing or two about how to offer great food for all. 
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Life Hacks: How to Get More Protein as a Vegan

How to get more protein as a vegan
How to get more protein as a vegan

Protein: it’s the macronutrient every vegan is asked about first. People will say, ‘where do you get your protein?’ – especially if you’re an active person or a gym buff. But, as many famous vegan athletes have shown, there’s no lack of protein in a vegan diet. 

Even still, lots of existing vegans and aspiring ones are on the lookout for ways to pack in more protein into their diet. With that in mind, here are some of the best answers to getting more protein as a vegan without making it difficult. 
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Oatein X WODland: The New Dawn

High protein nutrition meets the UK’s greatest woodland fitness competition this August. Oatein announces exciting collaboration with WODland this Summer.

Taking place on 21st and 22nd August, WODland: The New Dawn 2-day competition will push teams to their limits. Teams will face 8 challenges over the course of two days in a unique tree-lined arena, in the heart of Holmfirths, West Yorkshire, beautiful pine forest.
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Staycation Lunchbox | What Makes It Perfect?

Staycations are on the rise and what is more important than making sure your staycation lunchbox is packed and perfect.

You may have a lot of activities planned to entertain yourselves or your kids. The last thing you want is to be half way through a hike, starving, with no shops in sight. So, it is essential that you pack the perfect lunchbox for your staycation. 

We have snacks that will give both adults and kids that extra energy boost.

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Protein Bars | Why Are They Healthy?

There are a lot of preconceptions about protein bars. Many people have an ‘old fashioned’ opinion about protein. This opinion is that they will quickly grow very large muscles if they consume any, which isn’t necessarily true.

Protein is a very important macronutrient that we need for many reasons; however, it cannot be produced without food. Amino acids are formed when protein is broken down during digestion. Our bodies use these amino acids as a way to build and maintain muscle.

However, more and more people are starting to increase the amount of protein in their diet. This is due to having more knowledge about the subject. 

Keep reading to find out the benefits of protein bars and why you should definitely be trying to add more protein into your diet. 

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