This version of the Noosh almond butter was made specifically for Keto and low sugar diets.* The added MCT (medium chain triglycerides) oil provides extra energy - making them perfect for on the go.
It's important to have healthy fats like this one with your meal about 2 hours before you start exercising. (More info on pre-race nutrition considerations in our blog post here). While your body doesn't necessarily need to refuel on fats during a race, some athletes report they want to feel like they are eating something "solid" during a longer endurance event and this can be a great option for that! For events that have a multi-lap option with a drop bin or a chance to rest/refuel, Noosh can really hit the spot!
*Note From Noosh: A range of different macronutrient profiles can help an individual achieve ketosis. In general, the macronutrient profile of a ketogenic food will have 60-75% of calories from fat (or even more); 10-30% of calories from protein; and 5-10% of calories from carbs (1-4). In our NOOSH Keto + MCT Oil Almond Butter, 80% of the calories are from fat including medium chain triglyceride, 12% of the calories are from protein, 3% of the calories are from dietary fiber and 4% of the calories are from sugars, including those naturally occurring in the almond. The higher amount of ketogenic fat combined with the lower level of protein in NOOSH Keto + MCT Oil can be advantageous for maintaining ketosis due to stimulation of glucose uptake which reduces blood glucose levels (5-6). Whatever your fitness goals, NOOSH recommends that you consult with a physician before beginning and while consuming a ketogenic diet to make sure it is right for you.
Noosh Almond Butters do not contain peanuts and are made in a peanut-free facility.