A Quest Protein Bar review, assessing the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavour. Protein bars are made to be a high protein and low calorie option for a snack. This one is no different, boasting 21 grams of protein and 190 calories per serving. Quest Nutrition also claims that their protein bar tastes like a spoonful of cookie dough. We’re going to investigate if that’s true, including its nutritional composition, flavor profile, quality and affordability, providing valuable insights for potential buyers.

Ingredients and Nutritional Analysis

Quest Protein Bar

Uncover the low-carb, high-protein, and moderate-fat content of the Quest Protein Bar Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavour. An ideal choice for post-workout replenishment and macro-conscious individuals. Boasting 21 grams of protein, 4 g of impact carbs and 1 gram of sugar to add sweetness. The protein bar claims it has a chocolate chip cookie dough taste so that will be the expectation when eating it.

The protein is formulated by a protein blend that contains milk protein isolate and whey protein isolate. Whey protein isolate is whey protein processed to maximize its protein content and minimize its carb and fat content, to make it as “pure protein” as possible. They have also added almonds which add their own protein content to the protein bar.

The protein bar uses sugar alcohols and substitutes as sweeteners. They are sweet like table sugar with less calories and carb content than table sugar. The sweeteners are erythritol, stevia and sucralose.

Effectiveness and Quality

A commendable protein content of 21 grams makes it a perfect pre and post workout snack that fuels your muscles to repair, recover and grow. At 190 calories per serving, the calories are low enough to ensure that you maintain a calorie deficit if you want to lose fat.

Taste and Mixability

Delve into the unique taste profile of the Quest Protein Bar, characterized by having no chocolate coating like most protein bars these days, but a flavorful blend of cookie dough and chocolate chip bits. You can really taste the cookie dough and it also has chocolate chips as part of the mixture to add to the taste. Quest Nutrition suggest microwaving the protein bar for 15 seconds to enjoy the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bar as a sweet treat/dessert. Unfortunately, I missed this opportunity in my taste test.

Potential Side Effects of Quest Protein Bar

Due to Quest Protein Bars containing sugar alcohols, milk and whey protein, they can lead to digestive issues like bloating, gas or diarrhea. This depends on how your body reacts to these ingredients. They contain milk, almonds and soy which are allergens. They are also made in a facility that processes tree nuts and wheat which are also allergens.

Value for Money

I bought this protein bar while on holiday in Cape Town. It had cost me R35 per protein bar, which is a decent deal considering the protein content is 21 g. A competitive price point compared to other similar products, making it a cost-effective option for consumers to try on-the-go, needing fast protein intake.

Recommended for adventurous buyers seeking a protein-packed snack with a balanced taste profile and excellent value for money.

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It is worth experiencing the different sensation you get from these Quest Protein Bars that don’t have the chocolate coating like most protein bars these days. Rated at 7/10 for its overall effectiveness, quality and consumer appeal. I believe that they don’t sell these protein bars in the South African stores anymore. I haven’t seen them in the longest time.


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