02-03-2004, 08:21 PM #1
Questions about some of these "Atkins" foods...
I go to college full time and sometimes it is a pain to have the tupperware with me to bring chicken/tuna etc... and I don't always have time in between classes to eat.
I have noticed recently that they have these Atkin's protein bars that list 21g carbs but only 2 met carbs... and no sugars. Is this bogus or are they legit? They have 19 grams of protein, which for a quick in between meal should fit into my plan. They also have some kind of atkins chips etc... with no sugars and only like 2 met carbs. Are these for real or BS?
02-03-2004, 08:38 PM #2
I would stay away from these as much as possible. The protein is mainly "hydrolyzed collagen" a.k.a. crap.
I think you would be better of carrying a whey/flax shake with you which you should have no problem drinking in class if youre crunched for time.
02-03-2004, 09:27 PM #3
At least try some of the more legitimate protein bars available. The Atkins bars are crap.
02-03-2004, 10:06 PM #4
I go to college full time too. I eat the Detour bars. 30g of protein, good snack in between classes if you're worried about protein, and they only take about 2 mins. to eat if you hurry (hehe), they're a little pricy though, so I would try to hold it to maybe one or two a week if you're on a tight budget. I eat mine on my longest class days.
02-04-2004, 12:14 AM #5Originally Posted by teenpowerlift
02-04-2004, 06:09 AM #6
How is it price wise, and where can you get it?
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Remember those bars don't have the nutrients they CLAIM to have.
02-04-2004, 12:44 PM #8
****it, but I wanted it to be true. Guess true nutrition doesn't come in caramel goodness huh.
02-04-2004, 12:55 PM #9Originally Posted by teenpowerlift
02-04-2004, 01:00 PM #10Originally Posted by teenpowerlift
ohhh that i maybe why you did bulk on your cutting cycle (Picture forum)
02-04-2004, 01:08 PM #11Originally Posted by J-F
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