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Love Power Crunch vanilla and also the chocolate mint (think Thin Mints) they are more "light" than Quest... but a nice change of taste... but the Quest bars are more filling for me for a "grab and go" meal... go someplace where you can buy bars in different flavors before you buy a box full... you have to find what works for you

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I have yet to find a Protein bar that I like....until now. Natures Valley Protein. There are 3 different flavors and easily found at Walgreens, grocery store, etc. It's not so much a super high protein bar as it is an easy snack for on the go that doesn't have tons of carbs....10g protein, 6 g sugar, 5 g Fiber and 190 calories. I travel all day for work, so it's hard to actually have lunch. I have a 1/2 for a mid-day snack almost every day. (Can't eat a whole one...get too full).

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I like pure Protein Bars (at CVS/Waldbaums)….most have 20g Protein and about 200 calories….not bad on carbs and pretty low in sugar.

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You can purchase the Quest Bars and Power Crunch at Allstar health. com. Very reasonable. Power crunch vanilla is my fav.

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340 calories!!! Yikes I only eat about 400 cal a day!!!!!!!!!

You only eat 400 cal per day?? Wow!!!!! How do you have any energy?

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5 net carbs is great, but 340 calories is more than I tend to eat in a meal. Hard to balance.

Really? 340 cal for a meal is about right, for 3 meals a day that's only a little over a 1000 cal per day, any less than that and your body will go into starvation mode

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I bought the apple pie and Cookies and cream (oreo like) don't care for them and I bought a box of each and haven't even had the surgery yet...I also bought a box of variety ones and I like the cinnamon bun but BY THE VARIETY if you buy anything learn from my and others mistakes

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I am just following my doctors very strict program. I get about 90 gr Protein a day and I also drink at least 100 oz Water. I do not crave or get hungry

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Shmily, would you mind sharing your 400 calorie, 90 gr Protein menu. I'm running at 600 calories and can't seem to get more than 70 gr protein. I log every bite on myfitnesspal to be sure. I'm only 3 weeks post op though and actually expected to hit 800-900 calories minimum by week 5 so will probably get easier then.

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I would also be interested in learning more about a 400 calorie, 90 gr Protein menu. Thanks!

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I'm interested in that 400 cal and 90gr Protein menu as well

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I have a Premier Protein shake for Breakfast... 30 gr Protein and 170 cal. At lunch, I make protein ice cream with another shake, I add 1 scoop of a Protein powder which has 23 gr protein. That is 30 x 2 + 23. That is 83 grams. Then for my other meal I have either a small amount of bison which is loaded in protein, you have had a small amount of most any lean meat. The 3rd meal I have Greek Yogurt and cottage cheese, all low fat of course. I drink well over 100 oz of Water. I COULD have some soft veggies but I haven't wanted any and would rather have the yogurt and CC. The Greek yogurt is about 6-8 gr protein, depending on how much I eat, that is about 45 cal. The CC is high in protein and I use about 2 Tb maybe.

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PS. My doctor wants me to stay at this calorie level until I see him May 6

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