When you chose your insect protein bars, you should have noticed that we offer 2 different range: Protein bars and energy bars. Each of these 2 ranges contains different levels of proteins and carbohydrates in order to help you achieve your different daily goals. Yes! Life is an adventure and at JIMINI’S, we love to help you achieve everything you start :).
Today, we will discuss the difference between our protein and energy bars enriched in cricket powder. You’ll then be able to choose your perfect ally for any occasion.
JIMINI’S insect bars : A daily ally for any occasion!
Before talking about their differences, let’s start with their common points!
Simply made with organic dried fruits, nuts and enriched with cricket powder, they represent a healthy snack for any time of the day.
All of JIMINI’S bars will bring you:
- Proteins: Proteins have different roles in our body and provide satiety.
- Healthy fats : lipids also called fatty acids help regulate our hormonal system and serve different fonction.
- Carbohydrates : Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy that our body use.
- Fibres : Fibres maintain a healthy bowel movement and preserve our intestinal flora.
- Vitamins and minerals : Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients that our body needs every day.
As you noticed, there are only good stuff in our cricket protein bars!Not only great as a daily snack, they will be your ideal fellow to fuel your body during your efforts!
Energy bars, fuel your body with energy for endurance efforts
We offer you 2 exclusive and tasty recipes of energy cricket bars:
- Be ready to crumble with our cricket energy bar apple, caramel and cinnamon
- To go banana, jump on our cricket energy banana, cranberries and dark chocolate
Our energy bars contain 40% of carbs and 14% of proteins.
The carbohydrates are the primary source of energy that our body needs. They are the fuel of our body; brain included!
When we produce a long effort such as running, cycling or tennis; we can deplete our glycogen storage. Glycogen is a large chain of carbohydrates that serve as energy storage.
After one hour and a half of effort, our glycogen levels are low and it reduces our capacity to produce strenuous efforts.
They also contain 14% of complete protein that will help restore your muscle fibres.
A JIMINI’S cricket energy bar before an effort will fill your glycogen level that could improve your performance. During or after your effort, it will give you the energy you need to continue your journey.
Protein bars enriched with cricket to help you prevent muscle soreness
We developed two recipes of cricket protein bars that will satisfy the most demanding of you:
- For all dark chocolate lovers, we created a fig and dark chocolate cricket protein bar.
- For the sweetness and acidity of apricots : Cricket protein bars apricot goji and chia
JIMINI’S cricket protein bars contain 20% of proteins and 30% of carbohydrates.
Proteins have many functions in our body. They participate in the muscle tissues regeneration and also provide satiety.
Proteins are composed of a chain of amino acids. Among amino acids, 9 are called essentials because they need to be brought on a daily basis in our food.
Insect proteins contain all the essential amino acids.
In our bars, you’ll find insect protein as cricket powder which contains more than 60% of proteins. Not bad for a bug!
Our cricket protein bars are packed with 20% of proteins coming from a mix of plant-based and insect protein. This mix has been developed by our team of food scientists.
Cricket protein bars will be great to help you during a muscular effort such as a fitness or a CrossFit training, a kayak downhill or rock-climbing.
Before effort, the mix of carbohydrates and proteins will help prepare your body for the following effort. It will prevent any craving or low energy. You will finish your session just as you a began: At Full power!
After an exercise, the most important thing is the recovery! The proteins and carbohydrates that you’ll find in the protein bars will assist the rebuild of your muscular tissues.
No matter what your challenges or daily adventures are, JIMINI’S bars will give you the taste of achieving them 🙂
So which one of our cricket bars got your preference?