Eating Outshine Bars in Obesity: Is it SAFE or Not?

Short Answer: Outshine bars are not bad for obesity, but they are not very good either.

Obesity is a condition that affects your body weight and fat distribution.

In obesity, your body stores excess fat, especially around your waist and organs.

This can lead to various health problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers.

One of the key factors to losing weight is diet.

What you consume can affect your energy balance, blood sugar, cholesterol, and inflammation, which can impact your obesity symptoms and overall health.

To effectively lose weight, you should consume fiber-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and avoid sugar-rich foods like desserts, candies, and sugary drinks.

Fiber helps you feel full on fewer calories and slows down the absorption of glucose.

Sugar provides empty calories and spikes your blood sugar, which can lead to insulin resistance and fat accumulation.

Now, outshine bars are frozen fruit bars that are made with real fruit and no artificial colors or flavors.

People usually eat them as a snack or a dessert.

Outshine bars are not bad for obesity, but they are not very good either.

They contain some natural sugars from fruit, but also some added sugars and syrups.

They also have very little fiber, protein, or fat to balance the carbohydrates.

One outshine bar can give you about 60 calories, 15 grams of carbohydrates (5% of your daily needs), 14 grams of sugars (28% of your daily needs), and 10% of your daily vitamin C needs.

Sugar can negatively affect obesity by increasing your calorie intake, blood sugar levels, and risk of diabetes.

Vitamin C can positively affect obesity by supporting your immune system and collagen synthesis.

Furthermore, outshine bars are a type of frozen dessert, and frozen desserts are not very good for obesity.

Because they are cold and sweet, they can stimulate your appetite and make you crave more food.

They can also lower your body temperature and slow down your metabolism.

You can eat one or two outshine bars per day safely as long as you limit your total sugar intake from other sources.

More than that can cause weight gain, tooth decay, and blood sugar fluctuations.

Also, you shouldn’t eat outshine bars if you have diabetes or prediabetes to prevent high blood sugar spikes.

Because they contain a lot of carbohydrates and sugars that can raise your blood glucose levels quickly.

You can buy outshine bars in most grocery stores or online.

Always choose the ones that have less added sugars and more fruit content. Because they are healthier and more satisfying.

You can store them in the freezer for up to six months.

Finally, remember that maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet, regular exercise, stress management and essential medical care is key to managing obesity effectively.

I always recommend my obesity patients to follow a low-sugar, high-fiber diet to improve their weight control and overall well-being, and enjoy a longer and healthier life.

About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutrition coach with over 7 years of experience in the field of nutrition.

He holds a Bachelor's (B.Sc.) and Master's (M.Sc.) degree in Biochemistry from The University of Burdwan, India. He was also involved with a research project about genetic variations in the CYP11A gene among PCOS and Metabolic Syndrome patients.

He has completed the following online courses: Stanford Introduction to Food and Health by Stanford University (US) through Coursera, Certificate in Nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc. (US), Lose Weight and Keep It Off certificate course from Harvard Medical School (US), and Nutrition and Disease Prevention by Taipei Medical University (Taiwan) through FutureLearn.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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