Odwalla bars are billed as a kosher and non-GMO, or genetically modified organism, means for gaining nutrition. Odwalla bars also contain organic ingredients, though they are not 100-percent organic, according to product information.
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The bars provide a combination of carbohydrates, protein and fat along with omega-3 fatty acids and several vitamins and minerals. While they are no longer in production, Odwalla bars are still available for purchase via online retailers like Amazon.com.
Calories and Fat
An Odwalla Berries Go Mega bar has 210 calories, 54 of which come from fat, according to LIVESTRONG's food database MyPlate. Of the six grams of fat this bar contains, 0.5 grams is saturated fat.
The omega-3 fatty acids in the bar come from ground flaxseed, according to product information. There are 1,000 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acids in one bar. Ground golden flax is the second most prevalent ingredient in the bar.
Sugar and Carbohydrates
The top ingredient in Odwalla Berries Go Mega Bar is brown rice crisp from brown rice syrup, a form of sugar. Overall, the bar has 16 grams of sugar, which is almost half of its carbohydrate content.
Other sugar sources in the bar include fig puree, dried sweetened cranberries, whole dried sweetened blueberries, plum puree, raisins and dried strawberries. Overall the bar has 36 grams of carbohydrates. Other carbohydrate sources include organic rolled oats, organic oat flour and oat bran. Dried strawberries and raspberries make up less than two percent of the bar.
An Odwalla Berries Go Mega bar has five grams of protein. It is recommended that you take in 56 grams protein daily if you are a man and 46 grams protein a day if you are a woman. One source of protein in the bar is organic soy butter, which is made from soybeans, soy oil and sea salt.
One Odwalla bar gives you five grams of dietary fiber. Men age 19 to 50 need 38 grams of fiber daily and women age 19 to 50 need 25 grams, according to the USDA’s recommended dietary reference intakes. After age 50 men need 30 grams of daily fiber and women need 21 grams.
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