Frequently Asked Questions
What is PAR BAR?
PAR BAR is a great tasting, all natural nutrition bar specially developed for golfers.
What makes PAR BAR ideal for golfers?
PAR BAR is a convenient, completely balanced nutrition bar that delivers an optimal ratio of protein, carbohydrates and dietary fiber to sustain the golfer for the whole round. In addition, PAR BAR includes an extract from green tea called L-Theanine which has been shown in clinical studies to help with athletic performance and focus.
What are the ingredients used to make PAR BAR?
Brown rice syrup, whey protein Isolate, rolled oats, chicory root extract (prebiotic dietary fiber), peanut butter, chocolate chips, L-Theanine (from green tea), caffeine (from green tea).
What is L-Theanine?
L-Theanine in PAR BAR is a naturally occurring component of green tea. It is an amino acid that is present in the leaves of green tea. The L-Theanine used in PAR BAR is extracted from the leaves using a water process. Once extracted, the solution is then concentrated, filtered and dried to form a powder that is incorporated with other PAR BAR ingredients. L-Theanine is FDA approved as a food ingredient.
How does L-Theanine work?
Studies have shown that L-Theanine increases the production of alpha brain waves. Scientists believe that an increase in alpha brain waves can improve concentration, productivity and mental acuity. In this way, L-Theanine safely induces relaxation without drowsiness, reduces stress and improves concentration and mental alertness.
Are there other food products containing L-Theanine?
L-Theanine is a naturally occurring component of tea, the most commonly consumed beverage in the world. There are also a wide range of additional food products containing L-Theanine available primarily in Japan and Korea where they have been consuming food products enriched with L-Theanine for over 20 years.
Why does the PAR BAR contain caffeine?
Clinical studies have shown that the performance characteristics of L-Theanine, are enhanced when used in combination with caffeine. The ratio in the PAR bAR has been developed to deliver the maximum benefit of this combination and is approximately 3:1 with 200mg of L-Theanine and 60mg of Caffeine (natural caffeine sourced from tea) per bar.
Does PAR Bar contain gluten?
No! PAR BAR is gluten free.
Will PAR BAR improve my golf scores?
Many factors, including optimal nutrition, can help improve golf scores. While PAR BAR doesn’t claim to be a magic bullet to lower scores, it does provide optimal nutrition and unique natural ingredients to help improve focus, which has long been recognized as a vital component of an excellent golf game.