Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: New size Bars

  1. #1
    Likes to post

    Join Date
    2nd July, 2008
    Rep Power
    Diet: Ermm...
    Height: 5ft5in

    New size Bars

    Just a can they afford to make the bars bigger and not have it affect weight loss etc? Am I silly to worry?

  2. #2
    Im always here!

    Join Date
    27th December, 2006
    Rep Power
    Diet: Weight Watchers
    Height: 5ft11in
    It's not going to have any impact on losses. S&S aren't going to introduce something that's detrimental to the diet. Anyway a few extra kcals wouldn't make any difference. It'd need to be like a Mars bar to affect things

  3. #3
    Regular Member

    Join Date
    19th April, 2012
    Rep Power
    Diet: Slim and Save
    Height: 5ft4in
    Start Date: 21st April 2012
    Start Weight: 20st1lb
    Current Weight: 12st2lb

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 48.2
    Current BMI: 29.2

    Total Weight Loss: 7st13lb
    % Lost 39.5%
    I could be wrong but my interpretation is .........

    I think biologically you have to consume something like 3,000 calories over and above the energy you use to put on 1lb in weight. The new size bars are about 40 calories more than the old, so after eating 75 of them (75 days worth if you have one a day) your weight loss will be 1lb less than it would be compared to the old style bars. So I guess it's not strictly true that the new bars won't affect weight loss at all, but in the grand scheme of things a one pound difference over a 75 day period isn't significant enough to worry about. Hope this makes some sense.

  4. #4
    Caz is offline
    Slimming down the aisle

    Join Date
    22nd April, 2009
    Rep Power
    Diet: Calorie Counting / SML / Orlistat
    Height: 5ft9in
    Start Date: 17/03/2014
    Start Weight: 19st1.5lb
    Current Weight: 18st6.8lb
    Goal Weight: 13st0lb
    Goal Date: By the wedding! August 2014

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.5
    Current BMI: 38.2
    Goal BMI: 26.9

    Total Weight Loss: 0st8.7lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st6.8lb
    % Lost 3.25%
    It's only a very tiny difference. Carbs make no difference at all, you're already well under the level for ketosis. 1.6g carbs won't be noticed by your body! The bars are only an extra 30 calories, that's nothing at all. Similar to what the above person said, 1lb is equal to 3500 calories. 3500 / 30 = 116 pretty much. So the 30 calories is the difference of 1lb less weight loss over 116 days! But as the calories are so low each day, being an extra 30 higher each day wouldn't even make that difference anyway.

    So no, you're not silly but there's no need to worry

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.