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@@joatsaint Thanks! put in my order!!

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Funny you should mention the variety pack. I have never eaten a Quest bar and bought a 12 bar variety pack - it's sitting on my desk. I ran across the free bars deal while researching Quest bar nutrition and preparing to do my video review and taste test of Quest bars.

Thanks. I asked to try the coconut one (along with chocolate Peanut Butter, which is one I eat all the time). They also have a variety pack so you can check out new flavors.

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Thanks for posting it. I just requested my free ones. I virtually live on them since I was cleared to eat regular food. Yes they are all the same consistency. I guess my tastes aren't that sophisticated that it bothers me. I especially rely on them if I'm going to be running around all day. They're much better to have on hand then buying something on the run. I'll be taking a trip at the end of the month for training and I'm taking a whole bunch so I don't have to eat out.

Have a good one,

Kathleen

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@@joatsaint

yesterday i bought a box of double chocolate chunk and white chocolate raspberry :) (dble header :lol: )

they are the only flavors i buy

soooooooooooooo yummy ;)

i have tried other Protein bars

these are the best :)

i tried the new "s'mores" (msp) bar the other day

yeach yeach :o :angry:

just shows to each his own :rolleyes:

Quest bars are the best :)

every tiime i mention how good Quest bars taste.....

the company sends me one free bar :)

you should see my pantry :lol:

mmmm mmmm they are great

here comes another bar in the mail ;)

in my dreams :D

kathy

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I don't like the s'mores ones either.

Almond crunch

Lemon pie

Double Choc chunk

White choc rasp

Brownie

Apple pie

Coconut cashew

strawberry cheesecake

YUMMMMMMMMM

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Thank you so much for sharing! I LOVE the chocolate chip cookie dough flavor, but ordered samples in different favors to see if I can find another flavor to love.
If anyone is interested- Groupon has boxes of Quest Protein Bars for $24.99 with free shipping and you can earn cashback (I think 3%?) by shopping through ebates too!

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Thanks I just ordered them, I love the strawberry cheesecake ones .

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Thanks very much for this!!! Will pass this on to my sister-in-law...a new sleever who I'm sure will be joining us here on BariatricPal!!

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I tried a whole bunch of flavors in the beginning, since I could buy one at a time from my local Vitamin Shoppe. I am completely addicted to the chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor. I eat two a a day! I know that's probably bad, but I don't see any way of getting to my 100 grams of Protein per day without them, I have one for Breakfast and one as my evening snack.< /p>

They are seriously almost TOO good. I keep waiting for them to get busted by the FDA for false labeling or something. :P

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Thanks for the info. Just ordered mine.

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They are seriously almost TOO good. I keep waiting for them to get busted by the FDA for false labeling or something.

They were sued for false labeling,* and a number of people have questioned the accuracy of their labels for years.

http://www.fox42kptm.com/story/24876128/quest-bars-involved-in-lawsuit-over-misstating-carb-and-fiber-count

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=790249

http://freshluke.blogspot.com/2014/03/on-quest-for-spike-in-blood-sugar.html

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1U7XSFXAEXYI/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt/186-0943921-5548854#R1U7XSFXAEXYI

*note - not by the FDA, and of course just because they were sued doesn't mean the complaint is correct! The case settled a couple of months ago due to the new proposed FDA regulations that are supposed to address stuff like net carbs, types of Fiber, etc.

All that said, I've stopped eating Quest bars because they made me hungry. I find that if I get my Protein from meat and Fiber from veggies, I do much better managing my hunger.

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They are seriously almost TOO good. I keep waiting for them to get busted by the FDA for false labeling or something.

They were sued for false labeling,* and a number of people have questioned the accuracy of their labels for years.

http://www.fox42kptm.com/story/24876128/quest-bars-involved-in-lawsuit-over-misstating-carb-and-fiber-count

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=790249

http://freshluke.blogspot.com/2014/03/on-quest-for-spike-in-blood-sugar.html

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1U7XSFXAEXYI/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt/186-0943921-5548854#R1U7XSFXAEXYI

*note - not by the FDA, and of course just because they were sued doesn't mean the complaint is correct! The case settled a couple of months ago due to the new proposed FDA regulations that are supposed to address stuff like net carbs, types of fiber, etc.

All that said, I've stopped eating Quest bars because they made me hungry. I find that if I get my Protein from meat and fiber from veggies, I do much better managing my hunger.

Thanks for all of that info! It looks like the main concerns are the calorie content, fiber content, and the fact that they seem to spike blood sugar in some people. I never considered them a good source of fiber, since the type of fiber they use is what I consider to be "fake fiber" or "stealth fiber". Just like you see in all those other "high fiber" products from Cereal to ice cream that use inulin, polydextrose, and maltodextrin to artificially inflate their fiber content.

I haven't had blood sugar issues, so that's not a concern to me either. The main thing I would be concerned about is that lawsuit claimed the calorie content was 20% higher than labeled. If that is true, then I'm getting about 60 more calories per day than I thought, but I don't track calories, so that is not a huge issue either. Now if it were 100% more calories than labeled, I'd be more concerned!

My main worry would be that they don't actually contain as much Protein as advertised and none of the links you posted indicated any evidence of that.

PS: I'm only 5 months post-op, so it may be an issue for me later on, but I am NEVER hungry right now.

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