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- 1 box of 12 Apple Pie Collagen Protein Bars
- Satisfyingly sweet, with bites of organic apple and a hint of warm cinnamon
- 12g of protein per bar
- No added sugar
- Made with Collagen Protein from grass-fed cows
- Quality fat from Brain Octane® oil to keep you full and focused
- Gluten Free
Carefully Sourced Ingredients
Ingredients: Organic cashew butter, grass-fed collagen protein, inulin (chicory), Bulletproof™ XCT® oil powder (caprylic and capric acid triglycerides from highly refined coconut and/or palm kernel oil, tapioca dextrin), organic apples, organic cashews, Bulletproof™ Brain Octane® oil (caprylic acid triglycerides from highly refined coconut oil), organic maple extract, organic coconut oil, vanilla extract, organic cinnamon, sea salt, organic stevia leaf extract.
Contains: Cashews, Coconut.
You deserve a snack that’s as awesome as you are. That’s why Apple Pie Collagen Protein Bars are made with proven ingredients like collagen protein from grass-fed cows and Bulletproof™ Brain Octane® oil. Collagen protein provides essential building blocks for bones, joints and skin while quality fats like Brain Octane oil keep you feeling full and focused.
With bites of organic apples and a hint of cinnamon, this bar puts a Bulletproof spin on traditional apple pie. Even sweeter, there’s no added sugar. Take a bite and you’ll see why strength and satisfaction go hand-in-hand.
What is Collagen?
What is collagen?
Collagen is the largest and most abundant protein in the body, making up about 30-35% of the total protein. Collagen is in every tissue of the body and is the connective tissue in structures such as skin, hair, nails, bones, lungs, heart and liver. It is often referred to as the glue that holds the body together.
Collagen contains glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline, the three amino acids the body uses to manufacture its own collagen.
What does collagen do, exactly?
1) Smoother, more hydrated skin
Skin and connective tissue contain special cells called fibroblasts that manufacture collagen. They can crank it out as long as they have plenty of glycine, proline, hydroxyproline. The best way to get those amino acids is hydrolyzed collagen, which has been broken down so it’s more bioavailable.
- Improves skin elasticity.
- Decreases skin cracking.
- Helps smooth out wrinkles.
- Increases fibroblast density, a marker of healthy, elastic skin.
- Increases skin moisture.
2) Stronger joints
Collagen can also strengthen joints, increasing their resilience. Several studies have found that taking hydrolyzed collagen decreases joint pain after exercise and increases the density of cartilage, making joints more flexible.
Collagen is also a great hack for endurance athletes, particularly if the preferred exercise is tough on joints. Long-distance running is the worst offender. Most sports take their toll, as can heavy lifting.
3) Faster recovery
Collagen is the main protein the body recruits to help build everything from the connective tissue in skin to the tendons that attach muscles to bone. It works well for several reasons:
- Collagen forms a flexible matrix, covering new tissue while still allowing it to move. It acts as a sort of scaffold that holds everything together so other cells can rebuild.
- It helps keep tissue clean.
- It can assimilate with surrounding tissue, helping to bring pieces of tissue together.
What makes Bulletproof Bars better?
Not all protein is the same, and neither are all protein bars. Bulletproof™ Collagen Protein Bars are made from real food, starting with collagen protein from grass-fed cows. Collagen protein has the same amino acids found in bone broth, which are the building blocks of bone, joints and skin.
Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bars have quality fat and protein to provide sustained energy without the sugar crash. Each Vanilla Shortbread Collagen Protein Bar has:
- 12 grams of protein
- 12 grams of fat
- 11 grams net carbs*
- 4 grams of naturally-occurring sugar
*net carbs are calculated as total carbohydrates minus the dietary fiber