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More Vitamin D Please

More Vitamin D Please

Have you had blood work come back from your annual physical  exam showing you are deficient in vitamin D? You’re not alone. Through conversations around the office and an unofficial poll of adult family and friends, it seems many folks in our circle share the same issue. We know that vitamin D levels are related to sun exposure; so this deficiency was especially shocking because SCNS HQ is in sunny southern California!
The Debate Over High-Fructose Corn Syrup

The Debate Over High-Fructose Corn Syrup

There’s a big debate as to the health risks of a diet with high levels of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). It is made from corn starch and is somewhat similar to granulated table sugar. Advantages are, it is easier to handle and less expensive. You’ll find HFCS in most everything that is sweetened; simply check the label.
Milk Allergy Versus Lactose Intolerance

Milk Allergy Versus Lactose Intolerance

Perhaps you are wondering why we mention our new 10th Tee Cranberry Trail Mix Bar is gluten free and dairy free. We have had countless requests to offer a dairy free bar by those who are adverse to dairy and/or milk. If you refer to Golf Energy bar’s prior article, “How Does a Gluten Allergy Differ from a Wheat Allergy?” you will gain some insight as to what glutenin and a gluten allergy are.
How Does a Gluten Allergy Differ From a Wheat Allergy?

How Does a Gluten Allergy Differ From a Wheat Allergy?

With the release of our new gluten free 1st Tee Honey Almond Snack Bar, SCNS Sports Foods has fielded several questions about gluten and wheat allergies. If you are fortunate to have no aversion to gluten or wheat, then the distinction between a gluten versus wheat allergy may be a bit confusing.  There is some overlap between the two, but a gluten allergy is not the same as a wheat allergy. Here is the.
Pro Golfer Heather Angell Blogs About the New Gluten Free 1st Tee Honey Almond Snack Bar

Pro Golfer Heather Angell Blogs About the New Gluten Free 1st Tee Honey Almond Snack Bar

At the PGA Merchandise Show in January, Bill Stewart SCNS’ COO met professional golfer Heather Angell. There, SCNS was introducing our new Gluten Free 1st Tee Honey Almond Snack Bar. The display caught the eye of Heather who deals with many food allergies including an adversity to wheat gluten. Heather tasted the bar at the show, and since then, has become a devoted fan of the bar, keeping a supply in her golf bag. Heather.
NEW 1st Tee Gluten Free Honey Almond Snack Bar

NEW 1st Tee Gluten Free Honey Almond Snack Bar

SCNS Sports Foods is thrilled to offer our first gluten free snack bar. It took 40 prior versions, and finally, we are bringing the 41st and final version to you introducing the new 1st Tee Gluten Free Honey Almond snack bar  – made of gluten free honey toasted oats, almonds, coconut and organic agave syrup for a clean and natural bar. It’s the ideal bar for those looking for a delicious gluten free option. They are.
Meet us at the PGA Carolinas Merchandise Show Feb. 17 & 18

Meet us at the PGA Carolinas Merchandise Show Feb. 17 & 18

Join SCNS Sport Foods, 1,950 Members of the PGA Carolinas Section, golf shop buyers/merchandisers and off-course facilities at the 21st annual Carolinas PGA Merchandise Show. The show is part of PGA Carolina’s section annual Big Week. Over 1,000 Carolinas PGA Professionals do their buying for the coming year, take in a few education seminars, the teaching summit and attend our 2014 Annual Meeting. The Carolinas Section extends free admission to golf shop buyers and.
Golf’s Fall Colors

Golf’s Fall Colors

SCNS Sports Foods’ headquarters are in Southern California. A recent trip to the east coast this fall was inspiring and beautiful. Golf Energy Bars are in golf clubs all over the country. Being in sunny California, we do not get to experience the splendor of fall’s colors on the course. So, we sought out some lovely golf courses that feature the majestic orange, red and yellow hues of the season. Do you have an.
The “Seedy” Side of Marathon of Miracles Bars

The “Seedy” Side of Marathon of Miracles Bars

Featuring: Pumpkin seeds Remember when you would eat pumpkin seeds just once a year – after you scooped them out of your Halloween Jack O’Lanterns? The seeds were covered in sinewy gooey ooze causing them to shoot out of your hands! Oh, but once they were washed, lightly salted and baked…a rare nutty-tasting treat. Now, pumpkin seeds are available on most store shelves. They are integrated into breads, granolas, sauces, garnishes and bars, like.
Memorial Day Multiple Choice

Memorial Day Multiple Choice

  Three cheers! Summertime is here! Well, not exactly…Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of summer. Outdoor barbecues and good ‘ole American comfort food coincide with our FIRST time wearing LESS clothes after a winter of LESS time outdoors equating to LESS activity – and perhaps a few MORE pounds. Rather than approach the weekend thinking, “I’ll make better choices on Tuesday”, why not make better choices today? Memorial Day weekend is the first.