Need a fruity snack? The ZooT FrooT bar has been specially created to provide you with one of your five a day, achieved by packing in a whopping 70% fruit content into each bar. The ZooT FrooT range is perfect for packing in your children’s lunch box or popping into your handbag before you rush out the door… making it the ideal low calorie, tasty, on-the-go treat!
Pineapple, the amazing tropical fruit burst
The ZooT FrooT Pear ‘n’ Ginger bar comprises of 19% pineapple, meaning maximum nutrition for you! Pineapples are a rich source of antioxidants, helping protect your body from disease and cell damage. They also contain a high amount of vitamin C and manganese. Vitamin C is well known to fight off microbial infections, such as colds and manganese can help strengthen bones and connective tissue.
The health benefits of pears
Pears are a really great source of fibre, due in part to their significant amount of pectin – a water soluble fibre. In fact, pears are higher in pectin than apples – helping you to lower your cholesterol levels!
If you want antioxidants and nutrients, look no further than the pear! The ZooT FrooT Pear ‘n’ Ginger bar contains 38% pear, so it is high in vitamin C, B2 and E. Pear also contains potassium, copper and boron. Boron can help your body retain calcium – so not only can it help build your immune system, it can also help promote healthy teeth and bones too!
Pear ‘n’ Ginger bar
The ZooT Pear ‘n’ Ginger bar is packed full of healthy goodies. Not only does it contain pear and pineapple, it also contains cashew nuts (19%) and crystallised ginger (9%).
Cashew nuts are jam-packed with nutrients, antioxidants and minerals. Cashews are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which are great for helping your cholesterol levels and potentially helping protect your body from coronary diseases.
Each Pear ‘n’ Ginger bar contains crystallised ginger. Ginger can help soothe your stomach and help improve your immune system. At only 119 calories, the Pear ‘n’ Ginger FrooT bar is high in fibre and low in saturated fats. It is both dairy and gluten free AND is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
As with all ZooT healthy snack FrooT bars, the Pear ‘n’ Ginger version is the perfect tasty and FrooTiful snack, so why not stock up on one of your five-a-day now!