Thanks to Victoria Hobbs, Deakin University for data collection.
It’s time to examine a snack that has been trending for some time; the bliss ball. Are they actually a healthy snack and what sort of marketing tricks to the companies use to lure us in? I look at kilojoules/calories per serve, as well as fibre, sugar and protein per 100g. What are the top 3 ingredients – do they contain sugar, do they contribute nutrients? A good guideline for a snack is generally 300-600kJ, depending on your nutrition goals.
Let’s compare products:
Why not make your own bliss balls at home to enjoy occasionally? This way you can reduce the serving size and choose the ingredients that will be healthiest. I like this recipe from shift nutrition:
DISCLAIMER: I RECEIVE NO FINANCIAL BENEFIT FROM REVIEWING THESE PRODUCTS, THIS IS AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCT REVIEW BASED ON MY PROFESSIONAL OPINION. I HAVE REVIEWED A SMALL RANGE OF AVAILABLE SUPERMARKET PRODUCTS, THIS IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE COMPARISON.