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    Healthiest bars

    Okay, dumb question for everyone. I know this is a subject that has been beat to death and then beat again, but what do you think are the healthiest high protein bars? I try to avoid them, but sometimes I get in a jam so I might eat one or two a week. I've used some of the homemade recipes and I generally like them, but I don't think they travel as well. I don't really care much about taste just health.

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    You're right, that is a contradiction, and I recommend that you pack protein shakes with you instead, but if you REALLY need a bar, I suggest Biotest- Low Carb Grow.

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    I would say go with the small detour bar.. 6 grams of sugar 15 grams protein and very tasty

    Anyone ever tried the Labarda protein bars? I want to try it for my weekly only 1 protein bar allowance/cheat

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    carry some protein powder with you..much better than some protein bar(junk IMO).
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    all bars are full of sugar, starch and full of others useless chemicals..... if you need protein go with a powder, less shit more protein !

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    Originally posted by sara
    Anyone ever tried the Labarda protein bars? I want to try it for my weekly only 1 protein bar allowance/cheat
    They are pretty tastey, similar to the detours.

    I still say Tri-O-Plex are great. Sure protein bars are really not the best thing out there but sometimes they are just something people must do.

    I ussually carry powder in a shaker w/ me. Also if you are really in a bind try and go to a 7/11 stype store and go to the fridge, by me most places have something like the MetRX low carb shake w/ like 35g protein, 1.5g Fat, and 4g carbs in it. They are pretty good and when your in a pinch they are a lifesaver.
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    7/11 has the MetRX shakes? I usually get mine from GNC

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    I think bars are a pretty crappy cheat. Why would you want bars as a cheat meal? I'd rather eat a real cheat, like cheesecake or Dairy Queen or something...

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    For now, I'm craving for protein bars as a cheat meal
    I think it's better than cheating with cheesecake.

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    I used to eat a Met-RX chocolate chip cookie dough bar as a meal with a big glass of milk it was yummy. That's when I worked outside and burned calories all day long.
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    Originally posted by sara
    7/11 has the MetRX shakes? I usually get mine from GNC
    Yea you would never see em if you weren't lookin for em but they are ussually in like the top corner of the last fridge. I stumbled onto them one day when I was in training for the fire dept and needed some food while on break.

    And I agree w/ the protein bar as a better cheat then cheesecake...at least it is for me and most likely more nutritional then a peice of cake.
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    everytime I'm at a gas station.. 76 I see the red bull drink and some protein bars, never seen protein shakes there.. I gotta start going to 7/11

    protein bars are yummier than cheesecakes

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    Well yeah, it's a 'better' cheat, but is it a BETTER cheat? I mean if you're gonna have a weekly cheat, at least make it something worthwhile.

    Protein bars are yummier than cheesecakes? Are you serious?

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    yes, I'm serious.. protein bars with peanuts, almonds flavors way better than cheesecakes..

    I would cheat with protein bars, cereals, and ice cream and of course nuts!

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    Originally posted by Premo55
    Well yeah, it's a 'better' cheat, but is it a BETTER cheat? I mean if you're gonna have a weekly cheat, at least make it something worthwhile.

    Protein bars are yummier than cheesecakes? Are you serious?

    Peace.
    For me it is a better cheat because I have had a bad history of binging. So by me eating 1 piece of cheese cake I am at risk of eating 5 or 6 if I am not careful. So by me continually staying to a strict diet and cheating with minor things like bars I stay on track and can maintain my diet.
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