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GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/22/13 1:04 P

I think it is just another marketing scam for people desperate to lose weight who don't know how to do it the right way.
You get more nutrition from eating lots of plain vegetables, with a whole lot fewer calories.
Talk to a nutritionist. Ask your doctor to refer you to one. The only thing I can otherwise say, contrary to the popular belief that whole grains should be the base of your food pyramid, I truly believe from the bottom of my heart, that vegetables and fruits need to be.

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LOVE4KITTIES Posts: 2,995
1/22/13 11:56 A

Overall, I think they are just overpriced meal replacement bars. They have a lot of fiber, but a measly 5-6 grams of protein (the fullbar fits have 15 grams, but that's still not as much as you can get from many other foods). They also don't have very many nutrients for their 170 or so calories (e.g. very little vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron) and, in my opinion, this basically makes them empty calories. On the good side, they aren't totally loaded with sodium, like so many other processed foods these days.

I think that you could do a lot better by choosing your own foods (get just as much fiber, a lot more nutrients, a lot more protein, etc.) and I think that you could choose foods which would leave you feeling just as full/satisfied. If you would be interested in suggestions as to what foods to choose, I know you would get a ton of suggestions from everyone here just for the asking.

I also have to ask these questions:
If the fullbars work and are an effective tool to help people lose weight, then why is the weight loss surgeon who invented them still performing weight loss surgeries on people? Why doesn't he just give his patients fullbars instead?

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1/22/13 11:48 A

I bought some one year when they were marked way down in January. I like to keep something in my car to eat when I leave the gym.

Fullbars are okay, and they do make me feel not so hungry...but I can do the same thing for a lot less money & better nutritional value by eating an apple.

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SIMPLYME160 SparkPoints: (1,834)
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1/22/13 11:33 A

Still have as many calories as a pb&j sandwich, so why not opt for real food instead of a glorified cookie.

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RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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1/22/13 11:23 A

Looks delicious but I would rather spend my calories on food food.

1/22/13 11:15 A


ONELITTLEPILL SparkPoints: (50,117)
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1/22/13 10:36 A

What is a Fullbar?

This is for me...
DOLPHINMEDIC SparkPoints: (1,483)
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1/22/13 9:30 A

What do you think about Fullbars?

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