What are the benefits of eating protein bars?

They’re a great option for an on-the-go meal

They help augment protein – an important consideration for weight loss and exercise. Protein is also needed by vegans, vegetarians, and plant-based eaters. With age we need to increase our protein intake. We start to lose muscle mass beginning in our 30’s.

They’re a great swap for otherwise unhealthy snacks – afternoon slump anyone?

How much protein is enough?

This depends on factors such as age, weight, body composition, and physical activity. Typically around 60 grams per day is average. When trying to lose weight or while engaging in moderate to vigorous exercise most days of the week, you should increase your protein intake to between 80-100 grams.

To calculate your ideal protein intake:

Are you getting proper protein? Did you know there’s a way to calculate your ideal intake? By calculating your weight and incorporating your activity levels, you’re able to determine your approximate ideal protein intake. DehlNutrition has made it simple for you, click here to calculate!


Are Dehl products all you need when it comes to protein intake?

There are many excellent dietary sources of protein including eggs, fish, and beans. But getting adequate protein can be hard, especially for those with an on-the-go lifestyle, or for those who require a little extra protein, such as people who exercise regularly or for people as they age. Our products are a great supplement to augment your protein intake as a part of a healthy balanced diet.


I heard High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is great for weight loss. What is it and how can I get started?

HIIT is a method of exercise that helps with your cardiovascular health, reaching high intensity heart rates for a shorter amount of time. HIIT workouts are proven to help burn fat more than moderate and continuous workouts, and decrease potential health risks. Based on your level of fitness, you should start slowly before striving for HIIT HR, or heart rate. Follow this link for more information.

Studies show HIIT not only gets your body leaner, but helps improve cardiovascular disease, reduces the risk of cancer and depression and results in a healthier lifestyle. You can start your HIIT program toward a leaner body by joining gym memberships who offer the program. It is also as easy as trying these exercises at home, which are safe and effective. Read more about them HERE

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Studies show that adequate sleep is instrumental for metabolic health and an important aspect of weight loss and healthy weight maintenance successful weight loss program. Check out this blog for more info! 


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How do I know my ideal weight?

There is no “ideal body weight.” Calculating your body mass index (BMI) using your height and weight can determine a healthy range for your body, but the BMI has limitations and does not account for gender, ethnicity or body composition. Body composition can easily be determined by bioelectrical impedance, with a special scale found in certain doctors offices and gyms, but not everyone has access to this technology. Remember when considering your goal weight, that “normal” is subjective. Take into account your own individual circumstances. Any amount of weight loss can have a profound impact on your health.


Do Dehl products have preservatives or artificial ingredients?

Never! Our products contain only the highest quality ingredients: naturally derived, organic and non-GMO. With all this good stuff, there’s no room for the bad.


Are Dehl Bars suitable for children and pregnant women?

Pregnant women, children and those with certain health conditions should consult their physicians before making any health-related diet or lifestyle changes. Pregnant women and children should not take any dietary supplements, herbal remedies or nutritional products without consulting a physician.


What are the benefits of Dehl bars?

Dehl bars are made from all natural ingredients and each flavor offers its own unique functional ingredients, from Coffee Bean Mocha (Focus & Energy) to Mint Chocolate Brownie (Digestive with Pre-biotic) and even Ashwagandha (Mood). With such a variety of flavors, you can benefit deliciously!

How does Dehl boost me?

Dehl products boost with functional, all natural ingredients; combining Science and Instinct to create wholesome, delicious, and nutritious results.


What’s the fuel in Dehl products?

Natural, nutritional, organic, non-GMO ingredients are what fuel Dehl products. Fueling not only your body, but your heart and soul too. 

Our bars and protein powders provide a great source of protein to fuel your body the way nature intended. Protein helps keep your  body going by preventing hunger and preserving muscle mass, an important consideration for helping maintain a healthy metabolism during weight loss and weight management.

Why use protein shakes or bars?

Higher dietary protein content has been shown to help reduce hunger and preserve muscle mass, particularly while reducing body weight. Bars and protein shakes are an evidenced-based method for weight loss and weight management. 

Meal replacements are also a calorie controlled meal addition or snack option even for those not interested in weight loss…and is a great strategy to limit excessive between-meal snacking. However, they should never be used in the exclusion of whole food and never used to restrict calorie intake below 1200** calories per day unless under the supervision of a doctor. (**1200 calories may be too low for some people. Consult your doctor if you need more tailored dietary plans or reach out to us!”)

Why are there carbs in these bars?

Not all carbohydrates are bad! In fact, studies show there are health benefits of incorporating good carbs into your diet. For example, fiber is a carbohydrate but important for digestive health. Fiber can help alleviate constipation that can occur with a high protein diet.

Natural plant fibers can also act as a pre-biotic. Pre-biotics are important because they provide fuel for the good bacteria in our digestive tract. Good or beneficial bacteria can help support an optimal digestive tract. 

HIIT: How do Dehlnutrition products help me before, during and after training?

People who are engaged in regular exercise require additional dietary protein than inactive individuals. Studies show protein intakes of 1.4 – 2.0 g/kg/day (1) for physically active individuals is not only safe, but may improve the training adaptations to exercise training. Studies also show that consuming protein (2) before or after your workout can help promote growth and maintenance of muscle mass. While dietary protein through food is an excellent strategy, supplementation can help ensure adequate protein when the diet falls short. Our high protein shakes and bars are an excellent source of protein with limited calories so that you get the nutrients you need without undoing your workout. 

(1) Campbell, B., Kreider, R.B., Ziegenfuss, T. et al. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: protein and exercise. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 4, 8 (2007) doi:10.1186/1550-2783-4-8 

(2) Schoenfeld BJ, Aragon AA, Wilborn C, Urbina SL, Hayward SE, Krieger J. 2017. Pre- versus post-exercise protein intake has similar effects on muscular adaptations. PeerJ 5:e2825 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2825

Are Dehlnutrition products vegetarian friendly?

We offer a comprehensive panel of products that are suitable for all eaters including plant based, vegetarian and vegan. Our packaging and website indicate vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and other dietary options.


Are all of your ingredients organic?

Our products utilize the highest quality ingredients including non-GMO, all natural, grass-fed and organic ingredients, such as organic ashwagandha extract, organic clover honey and organic cocoa powder. Check out our labels to read more on all the good stuff you can find in our products.

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