Fewer than 1 percent of fast-food kids’ meals are nutritious, but more than 30 percent of American children eat them every day. Now, there’s a better way for active kids to chow down while out-and-about.
LOS ANGELES, CA February 1, 2016 – For busy parents and kids, fast food is often a regular part of life. Indeed, research shows that over 30 percent of American children eat fast food every single day. But, research from the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy has found that fewer than 1 percent of the meals that America’s leading fast-food chains serve meet the recommended nutrition guidelines for kids. In other words, our so-called “Kids’ Meals” are failing our kids.
That’s why mother-son team Gwynne Yadley and Niko have launched a brand new line of nutrition bars for children (and their parents). NikoBar understands the need for easy, on-the-go food that’s both delicious and has the nutrients that kids need to fuel their active days. New NikoBar energy bars are for sale nationwide today at NikoBars.com.
NikoBar Protein Bars are available in two great-tasting flavors:
Peanut Butter & Chocolate and Cherry Chocolate Chip, and every bar contains 12 grams of pure, plant-derived protein and 8 grams of fiber -- with just 5 grams of sugar. What’s more, NikoBars are all natural, with absolutely no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners, and they are always Vegan, Gluten-Free, and GMO-free. The key ingredients in NikoBars are real, nutrient-dense foods, including organic brown rice protein, creamy nut butters and whole pieces of dried fruit, nuts and dark chocolate.
NikoBar understands that it can be tricky to find foods that are readily available during the stressful morning commute or during the after-school ‘snack-attack.’ So, NikoBars were designed with these key hunger-moments in mind. NikoBar Protein Bars can be stashed in a school backpack for a perfect wholesome snack between classes and sports practice, and they can be a great on-the-go breakfast when kids are running late in their morning routine.
“At NikoBar, we understand how important it is to get kids the nutrition they need in a portable and delicious way,” says NikoBar co-founder Gwynne Yadley. “Without good nutrition, children can be at risk of obesity and early-onset diabetes. A nutritious snack like the NikoBar Nutrition Bar helps to fill in nutritional gaps, and ensure that when hunger strikes, there’s real food readily available to provide the right kind of energy.”
NikoBar Proetin Bars are designed to complement children’s healthy diets as a snack or mini meal. They are individually wrapped and ready to enjoy at home or on the go. For more information, or to buy NikoBars, please visit NikoBars.com
Reference for data cited in this press release:
The Los Angeles Times, “Fast-food experts analyze 5,427 kids' meals -- only 33 are healthful”
Available from: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-fast-food-kids-meals-20131105-story.html#axzz2jscBWuWH