When we are talking about granola bars, we cannot skip the healthy benefits of granola bars. Why? Only for the sole reason that they are aplenty of benefits to talk of, of course. This article here is made for that very purpose only: to introduce granola bars to the world and what makes them both delicious and tasty.
The basics of granola bars
The term granola bars might be a bit weird for some people (especially in Asian countries, where people still eat rice), but for those of the upper classes from these countries will actually know a bit about granola bars. They know that granola bars, aside from being a tasty food, is a healthy one at that. Not all of them know what granola bars are made of though, so let me tell you a bit about granola bars.
Granola bars are bars made of oats, honey, nuts, and puffed rice. While not all you may know how it look, go to your local supermarket and search the candy bar section (some people classifies granola bars as candy bars even though they are different). You can find granola bars over there if you look hard enough. If you are still at loss, just look at bars that contain oats or rice crispy thingies. Big chance that the thing is a granola bar, albeit a bit ‘unnatural’ one.
Granola bars, while it does not look that much of snack to begin with, is ACTUALLY a snack to begin with. What makes them different from other snacks is the fact that they are MUCH healthier than your usual crisps, or processed nuts. Granola bars are hikers’ first choice if they want to snack on something while they are hiking. Campers and outdoorsmen and outdoors women also find them a good snack when they are far away from the comfort of their kitchen.
What makes them healthy?
If you are looking to find the healthy benefits of granola bars, it is only right for you to know what is actually contained within granola bars. One serving of granola bar contains fibres, potassium,sodium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, vitamin-C, vitamin-E, niacin, iron, as well as thiamine.
I will not take the time to explain them all (because you must have known the benefits of some of them and because I do not know what the heck niacin and thiamine will do for your body). Instead, I will list all the benefits of granola bars.
It will help you digest better
High fibre means better digestion, and do you what granola bars are high of?
It will starve cancer for you
Because granola bars are filled with vitamin-C, and vitamin-C is an antioxidant by itself, and that antioxidant is what stops cancer, granola bars can stop cancer from ever growing in your body. Aside from cancer, antioxidant will also prevent your heart from any form of malignant happenings.
Your skin will glow even more
Contained within granola bars are vitamin-E, and vitamin-E is like the best thing that can happen to your skin. It will prevent wrinkling in your skin and will refresh your skin like never before. It will also protect hair follicles to prevent constant hair fall.
It will boost your brain
While it may not make us use more than 20% of our brain (please do not believe that we only use 20% of our brains. This is only a joke that refers to a certain movie. Or is it?), it will increase our cognitive capability by boosting our brain oxygen intake. This will certainly make you smarter and more dependable on situation which requires brain use. It is certainly the most important benefit of the healthy benefits of granola bars.