Corazonas Oatmeal Squares and Tortilla Chips are tasty and heart-healthy snacks that fit into most diets, including the Weight Watchers PointsPlus program*. Maintaining a low LDL cholesterol level through diet and exercise is an ideal way to keep your heart healthy. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Corazonas and the Weight Watchers point system that will help you navigate the program and find long-term success in both weight loss and heart health!
The main ingredient in our Oatmeal Squares is whole rolled oats and the main ingredient in the tortilla chips are whole grain corn flour.
In order to stay fuller longer, many experts recommend eating snacks that are high in fiber and protein. Our Oatmeal Squares are a perfect option to keep you full between meals, because they offer 5 grams of fiber, 13-16 grams of whole grains and 6 grams of protein each. Corazonas tortilla chips are also a more healthful choice than traditional chips, since they offer 18 grams of whole grains and 3 grams of fiber per serving.
We offer a variety of Oatmeal Square flavors that make ideal and healthy substitutes to traditionally unhealthy baked goods, like muffins, cookies and brownies. For example, a blueberry muffin can have a Weight Watchers PointPlus value of 10-14 points per serving! The Blueberry Oatmeal Squares make a delicious substitute for a muffin, at only 5 points per Square. Not only do our Oatmeal Squares give you more "bang for your buck" with half the points of traditional baked goods, but they also keep you fuller longer with satisfying whole grains and protein in every bite.
Plant sterols are naturally-occurring compounds that are found in all fruits and vegetables however, the amounts in these foods are too low to have a significant effect on LDL cholesterol. Corazonas uses a patented process of infusing its snack foods with plant sterols at beneficial levels, which actually increases their efficacy. For example, in order to receive the same amount of plant sterols in one Corazonas Oatmeal Square (0.8 grams), you would have to eat 44 pears, 30 apples, 36 bananas, 53 green peppers, 36 onions, or 61 tomatoes! Each Oatmeal Square has the same cholesterol-lowering properties as 13 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Depending on the flavor, our Oatmeal Squares have a PointsPlus value of 4-5 points per serving (one Square). The tortilla chips are 4 points per 1 oz. serving. For easy reference, we’ve included the Weight Watchers points per serving for each flavor below:
- Banana Nut: 5 points
- Chocolate Brownie & Almonds: 5 points
- Chocolate Chip: 5 points
- Cranberry Flax: 4 points
- Peanut Butter: 5 points
- White Chocolate Macadamia Nut: 5 points
- Blueberry: 5 points
- Black Bean & Cheese: 4 points
- Lightly Salted : 4 points
- Squeeze of Lime : 4 points
*Corazonas is not endorsed or sponsored by Weight Watchers. The number of PointsPlus provided here were calculated by Corazonas based on published Weight Watchers information. Corazonas is a food product and not intended as a treatment for weight loss or any medical condition. If you have any concerns about weight loss, heart health or cholesterol, please consult your healthcare provider.