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Tagged "Nutrition"


10 reasons to eat cricket

In 2013, the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation) published a report that recommends integrating edible insects into our diets in order to reduce our environmental footprint and maintain a high quality diet, rich in protein and minerals. Here are 10 reasons why we are convinced that cricket is the protein of the future.
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Why this high protein bar is a game-changer

Stale taste? High sugar content? Ongoing list of unpronounceable ingredients? Protein bars come in every shape and size but let's face it, it's almost impossible to find one that meets all our requirements.

At Näak, we took up the challenge of creating the most healthy, sustainable, and delicious protein bar you will find out there, thanks to cricket powder. We are proud to present our new High Protein Cricket Bars, the first cricket protein bar boasting 20g protein.

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Caffeine

Caffeine is one of the most consumed substances in the world for its taste, but also for its effects on our organism. It can be found in many products but it is mainly consumed through coffee; a beverage that can be found in almost every restaurant, bar, and kitchen. Known for its stimulating effects, caffeine is widely used in the field of sport.

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Sport and nutrition

Nutrition plays a crucial role in progression and athletic performance. But the perfect diet doesn’t exist. Everyone is different, and therefore our needs vary according to many factors: age, gender, metabolism, physical activity (time, type, intensity...), objectives, and so on. The fundamental point is to balance intakes with energy expenditure. Strategies can be developed to try and get the most out of our diet (distribution of nutrients, timing, quantity...)

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Lipids

In a 50g Näak bar there is 4-8g of unsaturated fat, and only 1-2g of saturated fat. But why do we need lipids? Read on to understand how they work and how they affect our organism.

Along with protein and carbohydrates, lipids belong to the macronutrient family. They are mainly composed of three different atoms: carbon (C), oxygen (O) and hydrogen (H). The lipid family includes triglycerides, sterols and phospholipids.

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