How many calories does one Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter have?
One Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter gives 194 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 84 calories, proteins account for 23 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 97 calories. One Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter provides about 10 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter recipe. This Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bar with Peanut Butter is easy and quick, and requires no cooking at all. The charming chocolaty flavour, and the crunch of almonds and roasted flax seeds, make this a really yummy treat that none can resist.
The key to this recipe is the use of homemade peanut butter, which can be made quickly and easily. Loaded with protein, the homemade peanut butter is a real value-add.
Is Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
1. Oats : Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre, which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. See here why oats are good for you?
2. Peanuts : Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. Read 11 amazing benefits of peanuts.
3. Almonds (badam) : Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, Thiamine, Vitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds.
4. Coconut Oil : Coconut oil is a medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s). Unlike other fats, they go directly from the gut to the liver. From here, they are then used as a source of energy or converted into ketones. As the calories in MCT’s are used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body. MCT's have shown to improve your brain and memory function, they also give a boost to your energy levels and improve your endurance. The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of coconut oil.
5. Alsi (Flax seeds) : Flax seeds are high in soluble and insoluble fibre which prevents surges in blood sugar levels. Hence, this is beneficial to those who are diabetic. Flax seeds are the richest source of plant Omega-3 (n3) fatty acids. Since flaxseeds are not a very good source of sodium they are safe to be consumed by individuals with High Blood Pressure. Flax seeds contain high levels of Lignans which have benefits of anti-ageing and restoring cellar health and good for heart. See detailed benefits of alsi, flaxseeds.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Oats Vegan Granola Bars ?
We would not recommend it because of the use of honey.
Can healthy individuals have Oats Vegan Granola Bars ?
Super healthy bar. It has all rich healthy ingredietns used. Make sure to have homemade peanut butter recipe as there is zero sugar in that.
Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter is high in
1. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.
2. Phosphorous : Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.
3. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells.
4. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains.
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to burn 194 calories that come from Healthy Oats Vegan Granola Bars with Peanut Butter?
Walking (6 kmph) = 58 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 19 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 26 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 33 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.