View Full Version : Are protein bars inherently more unhealthy than protein shakes?
02-18-2007, 10:09 PM
Considering a shake is just powdered whey in milk, whereas the bar is covered in chocolate or whatever? Would bars be worse for you than shakes in terms of nutritional value?
02-18-2007, 10:25 PM
better than store bought bars, yes. if you make your own bars, not necessarily. store bought bars put preservatives in them that are not good for you.
02-18-2007, 10:34 PM
Damn. The protein bars are the only thing I can stomach (literally). The shakes make me cramp and other fun gastrointestinal things. Bars go down no problem.
02-19-2007, 07:44 AM
Try this recipe for protein bars... it is amazing, I LOVE them.
I'm going from memory here:
3 scoops protein powder, or more if you want.
1 small packet of sf ff pudding mix
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup oatmeal
1.5 tsp banana extract... if you want
splenda to taste
small amount of water to get the mixture to stick together.
Stir it all together, press it into a pan, and refrigerate. So So good. I've made tons of combinations using different types of protein powder and pudding. Chocolate chocolate, chocolate banana, berry protein powder with cherry pudding..
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