NEW YORK, April 17, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- . Whether you need help discovering your inner jock or making it through your four o'clock meeting, Amino Vital(R) Fit Bars will keep you energized. Amino Vital(R), the leader in amino acid sports nutrition, today announced the launch of its new Fit Bars. The newest sports bar to hit shelves this spring delivers unparalleled taste and energy that outpaces the competition.
Enriched with 1,000mg of amino acids (the building blocks of protein), calcium, iron, folic acid, a plentiful supply of vitamins A, C and E, and only 2 to 4 grams of sugar with no more than 190 calories, Amino Vital(R) Fit Bars are an excellent choice for a healthy snack. The bars come in a variety of irresistible flavors -. Apple Pie, Chocolate Peanut and Toasted Nut Cranberry.
You may not be able to taste all the amino acids, but your body will know they are there. Studies published in the February issue of the Journal of Nutrition show that amino acids may help speed up muscle recovery, increase the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood, and combat feelings of fatigue during workouts. It is no wonder that top athletes, nutritionists, celebrities and fitness trainers are choosing to incorporate Amino Vital(R) into their nutrition plans.
"As a coach, fitness instructor and personal trainer, Amino Vital(R) products help me maintain my highest level of focus and performance, all day, every day," says New York City fitness professional Lacey Stone. "With my busy schedule, I need to be able to quickly reach for something healthy to get me through my next class. Amino Vital(R) Fit Bars are my new favorite since they are nutritious, taste great and help me stay on top of my game!"
Amino Vital(R) is an Official Supporter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, and the Official Amino Acid Sports Supplement of the New York Yankees, Colavita Olive Oil Pro Cycling Team, Chicago Rush and Las Vegas Gladiators. Launched in the United States three years ago, Amino Vital(R) has made particularly deep inroads into sports such as triathlon and running.
Amino Vital(R) Fit Bars are available at health and nutrition stores, such as Vitamin Shoppe and GNC, nationwide for the suggested retail price of $1.99. A complete store listing can be found on the Amino Vital(R) website.
The Ajinomoto Group is a global food and amino acid powerhouse, with estimated sales of over $10 billion. One of Japan's best-loved brand names, Ajinomoto is the unrivaled leader in amino acid R&D, commanding an approximate 60% share of the global amino acid market. Ajinomoto's life-saving innovations include the world's first IV feeding formula.
To learn more about the full Amino Vital(R) product line and amino acid conditioning, visit http://www.amino-vital.com, or call 1-888-AMINOS3.