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A good energy bar

PowerBar Energize is an energy bar designed as a food pre-race and during the race. It has a balanced formula of carbohydrates with C2Max, the formula developed by PowerBar. The C2Max is a special mixture of glucose and fructose, which allows a rapid absorption and utilization of carbohydrates. The formula allows C2Max absorption of carbohydrates than 55% compared to other solutions, as only a high percentage of fructose and glucose. The addition of sodium allows the integration of the minerals lost through sweating. The main ingredients are: glucose-fructose syrup, fruit, malt dextrin, oat flakes, milk proteins and rice crispy. The weight of the bar is 55 grams. It is available in banana and vanilla flavours.

The composition declared by PowerBar:

Analysis per 100 g

Calories: 369 kcal (1561 kJ)

Carbohydrates: 71.7 grams

Protein: 10.5 grams

Fat: 4.0 grams

Fiber: 2.0 grams

Sodium: 0.38 grams