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JessWhatINee...

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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 14:00
I had a friend email me today about the success she's having with Fullbars. She says it really does make her full and eat less.
I'm skeptical that it's all in her head. You eat this 170 calorie bar before a meal - so just to negate that it has to make you eat at least 170 calories less of your meal. Why not just eat your meal and save the $2 per bar?
I checked out their program and meal plans. It is just like anything else, a low calorie diet. About 580 calories of their product plus a piece of fruit and a nutritious dinner.
orchidannie

Joined: Jun 11
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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 14:05
Hmmm I've heard of these but I'm just not sure. Along the same idea have you heard of THINK Bars and products??
Gina la...

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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 14:23
Been there done that it is a total farse and a complete waste of money. Save your self the time and $$ and next time you get a package delivery eat the packing peanuts they have that kind of taste and texture. aweful just aweful!!!
AdamVIP

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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 15:39
You can eat about 6 ounces of skinless chicken breast for 170 calories. Id rather have that.
Hoser

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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 16:01
170 calories is:

- Two and a half apples
- Nearly a pound of brussels sprouts
- Over three cups of carrots
- About two thirds of a pineapple
- 1.5 ounces of sharp cheddar
- 1.5 bananas
- 1 serving of steel cut oats
- 19 large shrimp
- An ounce and a quarter of bittersweet chocolate
- Almost three oranges
- 1.7 pounds of mushrooms
- 1.2 cartons of Chobani Greek yogurt

I eat real food, not processed foodlike products.
kattk

Joined: Aug 10
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Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 19:50
that is a great analogy! if you ate 2 1/2 apples before each meal, no way will you be able to eat all your meal!!

Katt
Cricketnc

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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 01:21
If I ate two and a half apples before each meal, I'd never be able to eat any of the meal!
Cricketnc

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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 01:24
Many times my whole meal doesn't consist of 170 calories, so why would I eat that many before the meal?
kingkeld

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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 02:40
...and what fun is eating bars anyways? I'd MUCH rather have real food. Smile

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JessWhatINee...

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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 10:29
I agree. I'm not considering joing this trend. I'd rather eat real food too. I will eat a meal replacement /fiber / protein bar occasionally as a snack. But not for a diet plan.



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