Protein Bars?

Deb331
on 6/30/12 1:50 pm - GA
RNY on 05/14/12
I was wondering if anyone has any protein bar recommendations that aren't too high in sugar and carbs.
    
gbsinsatx
on 6/30/12 2:24 pm - San Antonio, TX

http://www.questproteinbar.com/

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Jessica M.
on 6/30/12 2:25 pm - Midlothian, TX
Pure protein bars. Can buy at walmart. Relatively affordable depends on where you live but price range $6-$8 for 6ct. 20 grams of protein, low carbs and low sugar.
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Blondie76
on 6/30/12 2:26 pm - AL
The only bar I eat is quest. Love them and good numbers. Most are 170-200 calories and 20 grams protein. 1/2 a bar will hold me for a few hours plus they taste good, in my opinion. Vitamin shoppe carries a few flavors but I try to order mine off the internet. My favorite is peanut butter and jelly. A lot of people microwave them for 10-15 seconds for a soft, chewy cookie-like texture. I've never tried that.
Most other bars contain soy so I haven't tried them but oh yeah! comes up a lot as being good and pure protein. I have no clue about those.
Good luck finding one you like!!
wendydettmer
on 6/30/12 2:36 pm - Rochester, NY
i like quest, but my new favorite is the simply bar. they are a bit dry, but less ingredients, vegan and sit way lighter in my stomach.

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garnetgal
on 6/30/12 2:37 pm - Redwood City, CA
RNY on 04/02/12
 Supreme Protein Carb Conscious bars are good. I like the cookies and cream and the peanut butter and jelly. The 1.5 oz bars have 15 grams of protein. I order them online but Targets sells them and so does 7-11. They do have a larger size as well, I can only eat about 1/3 of the large one at a time. The Oh Yeah bars I didn't like personally. I find they are to dry and gritty for my taste.
     
maggiet
on 6/30/12 2:39 pm - Durham, NC
I gotta say quest bars are my favorite as well. I order them online. They make me feel full, have 1g of sugar, carbs are 24g but most are 17-20g of fiber carbohydrates so I only count the leftover carbs. After reading labels on all the other protein bars I just can't get myself to eat anything else. Too much sugar and fat. Good luck to you. I hope you find a good bar that fits you.
kidnamedtoad
on 6/30/12 2:48 pm
I like both Quest and Pure Protein.  Quest are expensive though.  Pure protein are a little more affordable.
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Price S.
on 6/30/12 3:55 pm - Mills River, NC
Oh Yeah are really good and were on my acceptable list early out.  I also like the ones from Bariatric choice but they really taste like candy bars and I have to watch myself.

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karenswindell
on 6/30/12 5:45 pm - bailey, NC
I only eat the Quest bars as well. Chocolate p-nut butter is my favorite, but I haven't tried one that I wouldn't eat.
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on 6/30/12 10:13 pm - San Diego, CA
RNY on 03/21/12
I use Think Thin bars. They have 20 grams of protein, an acceptable number of carbs (23), no sugar and are gluten free. They are also affordable at $1.49 per bar. My faves are the creamy peanut butter and the brownie crunch.