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Review: PureFit Protein Bars

When I am training to run a half or full marathon, protein is a key component for recovery. Fueling after long runs is where I often run into trouble. I have no appetite and getting in a good amount of protein within the first hour after I finish is critical. I have tried protein shakes and while I do like the Jay Robb shakes, sometimes it is easier to have a bar, then to make sure I have almond milk or water to mix the protein powder with.

PureFit Nutrition Bars were named “Nutrition Bar of the Year” by Bike magazine. I was able to sample these bars over the past month and have been really impressed with them. I want to share some information about PureFit first, then I will get to my review.

Nutrition Info
Kosher-certified and vegan-approved PureFit bars do not contain dairy, wheat, or gluten, and will not melt in their packaging. PureFit works diligently to provide high-quality, award-winning nutrition bars without artificial ingredients, sugar alcohols or common allergens, including milk, wheat or gluten.

Our bars are an integral part of The PureFit Fat-Burning System. It provides many of the nutrients and calories you need to round out your PureFit diet. And it does not contain harmful ingredients found in virtually every nutrition bar on the market. 100% All-Natural Ingredients, 18 Grams of Soy Protein, Non-GMO Soy, Unprecedented Great Taste. This low glycemic, nondairy bar is based on over 20 years of research and was not practical to manufacture until now. It offers:

NO Hydrogenated Oils
NO Animal Products – Vegan
NO Cholesterol or Trans Fatty Acids
NO Wheat or Gluten
NO Artificial Sweeteners
NO Hidden Carbohydrates
NO Sugar Alcohol

Best of all, these bars are versatile. From lunch boxes to soccer moms, from Wall Street executives to pro-athletes—everybody loves the taste and they fit into any pocket. Finally—a nutrition bar designed not only for the whole person but for the whole family.”

I was very impressed with these bars. They tasted great and have 18 grams of protein per bar! I gave Jon the chocolate brownie and he really liked it. My favorite of the bars that I sampled is either the almond crunch or the peanut butter crunch. These bars did not upset my stomach in the least and had a great taste & texture. They are easy to keep in my purse, van or gym bag.

PureFit Bars are sold in many locations across the US or online. There are some special offers when purchased online:

Order 4-5 Boxes of PureFit bars save 7% ($32/box)

Order 6-9 Boxes of PureFit bars save 13% ($30/box)

Order 10+ Boxes of PureFit bars save 18% ($28/box)

Buy 2 or more Boxes of PureFit Bars — Receive a FREE PureFit Men’s T-shirt or Baby Doll T-shirt. If you’ve been waiting to try our new Granola Crunch bar – the one featuring certified gluten-free oats – or feel like this month’s other special (free shipping on 10 boxes of bars or more) is a little too much for your pantry, then check this out: Order any 2 boxes of PureFit Bars and we’ll throw in one of our Men’s PureFit T-shirts or Women’s Baby Doll T-shirts for free. Place your order today! This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER ONLY that expires on September 30, 2010.

To keep up with all of the PureFit news, follow PureFit on Twitter and Facebook.

**In the spirit of full disclosure, these bars were sent to me free of charge by PureFit Nutrition. The views & opinions in this blog are mine and were not influenced by anything or anyone.

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5 comments to Review: PureFit Protein Bars

  • Amazon has the cheapest price for PureFit bars. Also, PureFit offers a sample pack of all the flavors for I think only $7 (the shipping cost) and it comes with a great coupon to use the next time you order bars. Can't remember exactly what, but it was something like 50% off each box in your first order. It was a very good deal. Peanutbutter is my favorite.

  • [...] PureFit Protein Bars By: Gluten-free is life Summary: “When I am training to run a half or full marathon, protein is a [...]

  • right on our supermarket, i can buy some cheap protein bars which i always consume when doing workouts *`-

  • felicitysglutenfreehandbook

    Can you really trust the 'gluten free' label on a product? From what I understand these things are not that heavily regulated, especially with foods produce outside of the country. I've picked up quite a few products only to later find traces of gluten.

  • kled

    I love PureFit Bars. I order them from drugstore.com or amazon…..my favorite is granola crunch and i have been enjoying them for amost 3 years now. I do notice that I can't eat more than one a day because of the amount of soy in them, it seems to bloat my belly. But I love them!

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