Protein/MRP Bars..

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

    Oct 14, 2002
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    Tampa, FL
    After searching through 21 pages of results, I didn't really find the answer to my question..

    What is everyone's take on the protein bars, and are they OK for meal replacement while cutting? I'm talking about the mid-morning and/or mid-afternoon meals.

    I got a coupon for a free MetRX bar, so I picked one up (small bar)..

    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size: 1 bar (50g)

    Calories 190
    Calories from Fat 50
    Total Fat 6g
    Saturated Fat 4.5g
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 5mg
    Sodium 120mg
    Potassium 70mg
    Total Carbohydrates 19g
    Dietary Fiber <1g
    Sugars 1g
    Sugar Alcohol 11g
    Protein 19g

    And then a bunch of vitamins..

    While I was at the store, I picked up a Kashi Protein/Fiber bar as well.

    Serving Size: 1 bar (50g)

    Calories 180
    Calories from Fat 45
    Total Fat 5g*
    Saturated Fat 2g
    Cholesterol 0mg
    Sodium 250mg
    Total Carbohydrate 30g
    Fiber 6g
    Sugars 13g
    Protein 9g

    And tons of vitamins..

    What do you guys think about these? OK? Stay away? Remember, I'm cutting and not bulking. Find these easy for my mid-afternoon/mid-morning meals, but don't want to eat them if they aren't going to help me lose weight and BF.

    I did eat the Kashi one today. Tasted damn good actually.
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