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Big Zep
08-13-2004, 12:23 PM
Anything wrong with having them for breakfast in the morning with a fruit?

Big Zep
08-13-2004, 12:42 PM
some of the facts:

Calories-100
Calories from Fat-30
Total Fat-3.5g
Saturated Fat-1.5g
Cholesterol-0
Sodium-55mg
Total Carbs-17g
Sugars-7g
Protein-2g
VitaminA-10%
Thiamin-10%
Niacin-10%
Folic Acid-10%
Iron-10%
Vitamin B-10%

Ğragons
08-13-2004, 02:25 PM
depends on wether your cutting/maintaining/bulking?

Big Zep
08-13-2004, 03:11 PM
im cutting. also is it ok to do a lot of pushups and crunches if I'm cutting?

Max-Mex
08-13-2004, 10:03 PM
It's ok to do any exercise if you are cutting. Granolas are fine as long as you reach your caloriec goal, whatever that may be.

Ğragons
08-14-2004, 12:52 PM
and as long as the prot/carb/fat is at good moderation in your diet

RichLockyer
08-14-2004, 01:25 PM
Calories-100
Calories from Fat-30
Total Fat-3.5g
Total Carbs-17g
Protein-2g

Doesn't add up:
Protein = 2g = 8cal
Carbs = 17g = 68cal
Calories from fat = 30
Fat = 3.5g*9 = 31.5
(or)
Fat = 3.5g*8 = 28

Either way, you don't get 100 calories... you get between 104 and 107.5

Ignoring labelling inaccuracies, IMHO, the bar is too high in fat, with fat comprising 30% of the calories.
If the fat were dropped to 1-2 grams, then I'd say it would be an excellent source of carbs for an early meal.

Fortunately, at only 100 calories, you have another 1-200 with which to balance it out. Wash it down with a 120cal protein shake (23g protein) and you now have a full high protein "meal" comprised of:

Calories-220
Total Fat-4.5g = 40cal
Total Carbs-20g = 80cal
Protein-25g = 100cal

This brings you down to 18% fat, and though the protein level is too high at 50%, you'll balance the carbs later in the day... or you can throw in a 5oz apple or an orange and you've got another 80 calories of pure carbs .

Calories-300
Total Fat-4.5g = 40cal = 13%
Total Carbs-40g = 160cal = 53%
Protein-25g = 100cal = 33%

Ahh... much better :)
Plenty of energy, good protein shot, and decently clean.