PocketFuel nut butter blends are made from 100% natural, wholefood ingredients from nuts, seeds and fruits. Each blend provides a natural energy boost to help your body reach its maximum potential.
Each PocketFuel pouch is loaded with essential minerals - potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium - in the form of electrolytes. These minerals are absorbed efficiently into the bloodstream, speeding fluid to your cells to help refuel, rehydrate and replenish your body. Quick absorption is essential for warding off fatigue, cooling the body and achieving peak performance.
Health benefits of almonds and hazelnuts:
- Hazelnuts & almonds are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals and packed with numerous healths promoting phytochemicals; This kind of well balanced food offers protection against diseases and cancers.
- They're a rich source of energy and nutrients, especially, rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic and palmitoleic acids that help to lower LDL or (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol). Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids helps to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes.
- The nuts are an excellent source of vitamin E, containing about 15 - 25 grams per 100 grams (about 100 - 170% of RDA). Vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant.
- They're gluten free and therefore are a popular ingredient in the preparation of gluten free food formulas.
- The nuts are packed with many important B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates.
- They're also a rich source of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why does PocketFuel pack all of its whole food nutrition into a reusable pouch?
We believe you have the right to snack anytime, anywhere no matter the conditions. You have the right to clean hands, clean pockets, clean gear bags and a clean planet. You have the right to save money and the environment at the same time. Twist a cap instead of tearing open a wrapper, reuse, reduce, and recycle. PocketFuel stays fresh to fuel another day.
How does PocketFuel work as an ultra endurance fuel?
The tremendous amount of nutrition found in each PocketFuel pouch supplies the body's nutrition requirements with whole foods. All natural almond butter is our base ingredient and is blended with a wide variation of seeds and dried fruits. PocketFuel delivers a balanced combination of simple and complex carbohydrates. The benefits are almost instantaneous boosting blood sugar, at the same time the fiber laden almonds and fruits help to sustain power output for hours. Use of both types of carbohydrates is important as they will both convert into glycogen, which is the primary energy source for your muscles. An increased glycogen level will help to maintain a high energy level.
Why does PocketFuel contain protein?
Protein in PocketFuel is derived from our whole food ingredients; primarily the almond. Almond proteins are highly absorbable, making it easy for the body to process its beneficial nutrients. Protein is a vital building block for muscles as well as other tissues and organs within the body. Almond protein is a healthy source of this important nutrient and also contains several other important nutrients, making it a valuable addition to a healthy diet. Another benefit of protein consumption is increased energy levels and endurance when exercising along with a quicker recovery from workouts.
How does PocketFuel work as recovery fuel?
Initial recovery during the first hour after a training session or race begins with refueling. It is important to consume a source of carbohydrates to replace the energy used during the activity, and a source of protein to help repair the muscle damage that took place during the activity and to make muscles stronger. PocketFuel is an outstanding source of both carbohydrates and protein which aids in recovery; as well it has the antioxidant vitamin E.
Does PocketFuel have electrolytes needed for endurance sports?
PocketFuel contains the most important electrolytes needed for proper cellular function; sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), calcium (Ca++), magnesium (Mg++) and chloride (Cl-). The electrolytes in PocketFuel are naturally occurring and derived from the almonds and sea salt contained in each pouch. Every individual needs to fine tune their own balance of electrolyte requirements during sports. PocketFuel offers you a solid base to work from.
How is PocketFuel's shelf life so long without preservatives?
The low moisture content in almond butter cannot support bacteria or molds. The dried fruits, nuts and seeds all have a naturally long shelf life; they are also immersed in the almond butters protective coating for further stability. Additionally, the natural sweeteners we use (pure honey & organic evaporated cane juice) acts as a preservative to extend shelf life as well. PocketFuel can be safely stored without refrigeration for up to 18 months.
What is the difference between refined sugar and organic evaporated cane juice?
Refined sugar is cooked and becomes acidic. Organic evaporated cane juice is air dried to preserve its nutritional benefits.
Why is PocketFuel higher in fats than many other bars or gels?
Your body runs on fat, hikes on fat, bikes on fat, skis on fats, and does most any endurance sport on fat. Fat provides the highest concentration of energy of all the nutrients. We make sure PocketFuel is packed with the "Good Fats" monounsaturated fats which are good for you. "Good Fats" are essential for proper nerve activity, vitamin absorption, immune system function and healthy cells. Fat provides the main fuel source for endurance sports. Even during high intensity exercise, where carbohydrates are the main fuel source, fat is needed to help access the stored carbohydrate (glycogen). PocketFuel supplies the "Good Fat" you get to burn it during exercise and also use it as a great recovery phase.
Is PocketFuel Gluten-Free?
Is PocketFuel Vegan?
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