Dark Chocolate
Mocha Almond KIND Bars

Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars

Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars Review

TLDR

KIND Bars are a convenient, decent tasting, relatively healthy "on the go" alternative to other snacks since they're mostly made from whole foods.

Pros

  • One of KIND Snacks' slogans is "ingredients that you can see and pronounce" and this is generally true. Most ingredients are simple, whole foods.
  • Most KIND Bars have a very low glycemic index, which makes them more diabetic-friendly and less likely to make you hungry.
  • They're very convenient when you don't have time to prepare a real meal.
  • They're very convenient during a workout or hike when your hands are dirty.
  • They're low in sodium with just 80mg (3% DV) of salt.
  • They contain 1 added vitamin: vitamin E.

Cons

  • They contain at least 5 added sweeteners: brown rice syrup, dried cane syrup, honey, sugar, and tapioca syrup. Sweeteners improve taste and are okay in moderation. However, sweeteners also add unnecessary calories, often make you hungry, and raise your blood sugar.
  • They contain at least 1 potential allergen: soy lecithin.
  • They contain refined flour (oat flour) instead of a whole grain equivalent. Refined flour is usually less nutritious than the whole grains, legumes, or nuts its made from. In addition, flour generally raises your blood pressure more than whole grains.

Our Rankings

Are KIND Bars healthy? Are they good for you?

We believe KIND Bars are healthier than many other types of snacks because they're made from quality ingredients and don't contain large amounts of sweeteners, excessive calories/salt, or other additives.

However, we believe they're slightly less healthy than eating the core whole foods (nuts, grains, or fruit) without extra ingredients.

This is just our review.
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Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars Nutrition Facts

Calories in 1 Bar 150 8%
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 3g 6%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
% Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet for healthy adults.

Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars Ingredients

WHOLE GRAIN BLEND (OATS, BROWN RICE, MILLET, BUCKWHEAT, AMARANTH, OAT FLOUR, QUINOA), TAPIOCA SYRUP, DRIED CANE SYRUP, HONEY, CANOLA OIL, CHOCOLATE LIQUOR, SUGAR, BROWN RICE SYRUP, GUM ACACIA, COFFEE, COCOA POWDER, SEA SALT, VANILLA EXTRACT, COCOA BUTTER, SOY LECITHIN, VITAMIN E (TO MAINTAIN FRESHNESS).

  • Amaranth
  • Brown Rice
  • Brown Rice Syrup
  • Buckwheat
  • Canola Oil
  • Chocolate Liquor
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Coffee
  • Dried Cane Syrup
  • Gum Acacia
  • Honey
  • Millet
  • Oats
  • Oat Flour
  • Quinoa
  • Sea Salt
  • Soy Lecithin
  • Sugar
  • Tapioca Syrup
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Vitamin E

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Questions & Answers

Are they non-GMO?

Yes. KIND Bars do not contain genetically modified ingredients. From KIND's Ingredients FAQ: "All KIND® snacks do not contain genetically engineered ingredients. The Non-GMO Project seal appears on the majority of our KIND Healthy Grains® and Pressed by KIND® products. Some of our other snacks are pending Non-GMO Project certification."

Are they organic?

No. KIND Bars are not organic. From KIND's Ingredients FAQ: "We are not currently pursuing organic certification for our snacks. Our top priority is to invest in high quality, premium ingredients, while keeping our products accessible. We work closely with our suppliers to ensure that their standards are in line with KIND’s brand values."

Are they vegan?

No. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are not vegan because they contain honey.

Are they gluten-free?

Yes. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are gluten-free. All 22 ingredients are gluten-free.

Are they dairy-free?

Yes. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are dairy-free. All 22 ingredients are dairy-free.

Are they keto?

No. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are not keto because they contain amaranth, brown rice, brown rice syrup, buckwheat, chocolate liquor, dried cane syrup, honey, millet, oats, oat flour, quinoa, sugar, and tapioca syrup.

Are they lactose-free?

Yes. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are lactose-free. All 22 ingredients are lactose-free.

Are they paleo?

No. Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are not paleo because they contain brown rice, brown rice syrup, canola oil, chocolate liquor, coffee, dried cane syrup, millet, oats, oat flour, soy lecithin, sugar, and vanilla extract.

Where can I buy KIND Bars?

KIND Bars are available at Amazon, Walmart, and Target.

About KIND Snacks

Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond KIND Bars are made by KIND Snacks.

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