Power Crunch: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Isn’t this high in fat?
A: Power Crunch cookies provide the perfect ratio of protein/carbohydrate/fat, designed to deliver optimum nutrition and instant and sustained protein supply with a low glycemic impact.
Q: What is the source of the protein in Power Crunch?
A: Whey protein. Proto Whey is a proprietary blend of specialized whey protein which is efficiently absorbed by the body due to its very small molecular size. Proto Whey can be absorbed 100% compared to other sources of protein which absorb at 35%-60%.
Q: Can Power Crunch be used as a meal replacement?
A: Power Crunch is not a vitamin supplement but does provide the perfect ratio protein/carbohydrate/fat, producing instant and sustained energy flow and a low glycemic response.
Q: Does Power Crunch contain sugar alcohols (Maltitol, Erythritol)?
A: Power Crunch uses no sugar alcohols which are known to cause gastric distress and, contrary to advertisement, do cause insulin production and contribute nearly the same calories as sugar.
Q: What sweetener is used in Power Crunch?
A: Power Crunch uses a blend of natural sugar and sucralose which is better known in the U.S. under the brand name “Splenda”. Triple Chocolate, Peanut Butter Crème, Peanut Butter Fudge, and Chocolate Mint are sweetened naturally with Stevia.
Q: Is sucralose safe?
A: YES! The safety of sucralose is well documented in more than 100 scientific studies conducted over a 20-year period. In addition, sucralose and, specifically, the safety data on sucralose, has been reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other national regulatory agencies, as well as by international health authorities such as the World Health Organization, and found to be safe for use by all consumers, including children, pregnant women and people with diabetes. Sucralose has been available in international markets for more than 20 years. The FDA first approved the use of sucralose as a nonnutritive sweetener in 1998 and expanded this approval in 1999. Currently, sucralose is permitted for use in over 80 countries and it has never been required to carry any safety information or warning statements on its labeling.
Q: Can children eat Power Crunch?
A: Power Crunch cookies are enjoyed by kids and adults alike. It is a great source of protein for children, especially those that are finicky eaters. The low levels of sugar and carbohydrates also ensure no “sugar rush.”
Q: Is Power Crunch safe for people with Diabetes?
A: Each customer should make their own decision under advice of their physician. However, Power Crunch bars have been used by large numbers of diabetics over the last several years. Power Crunch is lower in sugar and carbohydrates than many diabetic specific products such as “Glucerna”.