The short answer: an influential book on nutrition, three determined former college athletes, and an almost forgotten, nutrient-packed seed.We consider chia to be the paradigm of what a good ingredient can be. And we’re committed to high-density superfoods. You hear a lot about “better for you” products”. We want to make good-for you” products that are truly convenient and truly good for you. Read More
Health Warrior Chia Bar in Dark Chocolate CherrySurprisingly filling, given it's caloric equivalent of two cheese cubes.
3g protein; 5g sugar; 100 calories
Better Homes and GardensChia seeds are one of those superfoods you hear a lot about but don't know how to actually eat. Health Warrior Chia Bars are loaded with omega-3s, protein, and fiber for about 100 calories.
The Wall Street JournalAmong Health Warriors’ Series B investors, the CEO said, are professional athletes who happen to be fans of healthful snacks in general and chia seeds in particular. They include NFL players Arian Foster of the Houston Texans, EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills and Glover Quin of the Detroit Lions, as well as Mark Teixeira of MLB’s New York Yankees...
Women's RunningBest Low-Cal Bar: Health Warrior Apple Cinnamon Chia Bar
Why We Love It: At 100 calories, this super-portable snack boosts energy without waistline worries. Plus, it packs a powerful chia punch for an extra dose of omega-3s.
The Huffington PostFrom acai to coconut and kale, everyone wants to know what the next new "ingredient" will be to help us in our quest for good health. Shane Emmett, CEO and Co-founder of Health Warrior Chia Bars believes that the new buzzword ingredient is chia seeds. He shares his start up story...
Women's HealthDon't Want to Get Burned, Starve, or Get Soaked? Bring These Helpful Items:
Snack: Bring a healthy, non-perishable that's easy to eat with your hands. Health Warrior Chia Bars.
The Oprah MagazinePacked with omega-3s, chia seeds are taking over grocery aisles.
When 3 P.M. hunger hits, reach for a chewy Health Warrior Chia Bar. Our favorite flavor: banana nut.
The Huffington PostAt first glance, Nick Morris and Dan Gluck, a couple of Wall Street power brokers, might not seem like typical subjects for one of my blogs profiling people intent on making positive change in the world. But spend a few minutes talking with this energized duo and you'll realize they're on a mission.
Los Angeles TimesThe former college swimmer now has a baby, runs and even does push-ups in his Richmond, Va., office. "I wish I could make a giant pot of kale for lunch every day, but I'm too busy. Americans genuinely aspire to be healthier, genuinely aspire to push back against the modern Western diet, but they are not going to sacrifice taste and convenience."
CosmopolitanAnna Kaiser's Workout Motivators: Here's the gear that keeps her going.
"Health Warrior Chia Bars are my fave snack."
Well + Good NYCWe're declaring it: Chia seeds are the new avocado. The formerly obscure seeds beloved by ancient civilizations are now a superfood staple of modern urbanities. Lauded for their omega 3s, fiber, and protein, chia seeds are fast becoming a culinary darling among healthy types.
Supermarket GuruScore: 92 (Hit of the Week!)
Taste: 29/30, Value: 17/20, Nutrition 15/15, Ingredients 15/15, Preparation 5/5, Appearance 5/5, Packaging 5/5, Sustainability 1/5
SelfEndurance athletes love the stuff, and for good reason:
Chia’s soluble fiber slows digestion, keeps you energized longer. But you don’t have to be a marathoner to get the payoff. Mix 2 teaspoons in your breakfast (like yogurt or oatmeal) to power up. Or try Health Warrior bars if you’re on the go.
ShapeThe inspiring athlete shares what she eats to fuel her daily 30-mile (!) runs
“During a run, I’ll fuel up with Health Warrior Chia Bars – usually one every eight miles or so is enough to keep me energized. My favorite flavors and Acai Berry – so delicious! Chia seeds absorb water very efficiently so for a runner, the bars are a great way to stay hydrated on the go.