Milkful bars are a wholesome, convenient, energy-packing snack for mommies- especially nursing mommies. Milkful bars are loaded with natural ingredients that not only create a healthy/convenient/well balanced snack, they can help BOOST milk supply.
No hidden sugars here...unlike other lactation cookies/bars on the market, we worked hard to keep our sugar content LOW.
Each Milkful bar is naturally balanced with between 4-5 grams of fiber, and 5-6 grams protein- which equates to sustained blood sugar levels to power you through your day!
Milkful bars are also high in healthy fats (omega 3 fatty acids) which passes from mommy to baby through breast milk. And best of all, they are loaded with vitamins and minerals – such as Magnesium, Chromium, and B vitamins which your body uses to produce milk.
Eaten by nursing moms worldwide to boost breast milk supply. Rolled oats are a nutritional powerhouse, providing your diet with whole grains, fiber, healthy vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Plus, oats are high in iron! And iron-deficiency anemia, which is common in new moms, can mess with your milk supply.
A traditional herbal remedy used to stimulate and increase the production of breast milk and is a rich source of the B-vitamins and amino acids essential for nursing moms and their babies. In addition to helping with breast milk production, it is also believed to help combat fatigue and fight off the baby blues. Great source of B vitamins, chromium (helps control blood sugar levels), and probiotics.
Flax seeds provide an abundance of omega-3 fatty acids, phytoestrogens and fiber. Omega-3's are necessary for brain development and pass from mother to baby through breast milk. Phytoestrogens have been shown to influence milk production which is why we pack our bars full! And fiber, fiber, fiber....well you know fiber is a girl's best friend.
High in calcium and estrogen-like plant properties, black sesame seeds are also believed to help nursing mothers make more breast milk. Not only that, sesame seeds are packed with calcium, fiber, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper and manganese.
Nuts have long been considered to be galactagogues- in addition to being great for you! Packed with protein, fiber and essential fats, nuts are a purposeful addition to each of our bars.
Our Chocolate Banana Nut and Maple Walnut flavors contain Fenugreek. Fenugreek contains diosgenin, which is responsible for helping to increase the amount of milk that is produced by the breasts.
Fenugreek seeds are also rich in vitamins and minerals which improves the quality of milk which can help keep baby healthy! Vitamins and minerals include: iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, copper, zinc, manganese and magnesium, thiamin, folic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine (vitamin B6), niacin, and vitamins A and C. And, Fenugreek contains a number of powerful phytonutrients, including choline, trigonelline, yamogenin, gitogenin, diosgenin, tigogenin and neotigogens.
*Consult your doctor before taking fenugreek if you have an underactive or overactive thyroid. Fenugreek can alter the levels of your thyroid hormones.
Brown Rice Syrup and Honey are our sweeteners of choice for good reason...
Chia seeds are one of the most popular “superfoods”’ today and for good reason! They are loaded with fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, plenty of high quality protein, and several essential minerals and antioxidants. They may improve risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, lead to better digestive health and increase blood levels of heart-healthy omega-3s.
Hemp Seeds are another one of nature's perfect foods. They are a perfect and natural blend of easily digested proteins, essential fats (Omega 3 & 6), Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), antioxidants, amino acids, fiber, iron, zinc, carotene, phospholipids, phytosterols, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin D, vitamin E, chlorophyll, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, copper, potassium, phosphorus, and enzymes.
Coconut oil has a multitude of health benefits, including skin care, hair care, improving digestion, heart health and immunity against a host of infections and diseases. Research suggests that coconut oil also helps to reduce abdominal obesity in women, and increase the functioning of the thyroid and endocrine system.
Organic/Dairy Free/Soy Free
There is considerable evidence that quality dark chocolate (70-85% cacao) can provide powerful health benefits, Not only is it rich in Fiber, Iron, magnesium, copper, manganese and a few other minerals., dark chocolate is a powerful source of antioxidants. Additionally, dark chocolate is loaded with organic compounds that are biologically active and function as antioxidants.- these include polyphenols, flavanols, catechins, among others.
“A friendly disclaimer...
This product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Furthermore, Milkful Lactation Oat bars are not intended as a replacement for professional lactation support. Milkful bars provide nutritious and valuable lactation support for nursing mothers and their little ones, and are most effective when used in combination with best breastfeeding/pumping practices and while under the care of lactation professionals.”