Bars or shakes/soups

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  1. tictac

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    Am due to get next weeks supply tomorrow and really fancy a bit more substance. Does it really make no difference to the weight loss if I was to have 1 bar a day instead of a that second shake or soup. Is it just in my mind that the bars may slow down the weight loss because they are more substantial.
     
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    Take a look at my weekly weight losses - I've had a bar a day since end of first week and am delighted I have - so much more convenient when on the go! I'd really miss my bars, so would never consider doing this without them! Yum to the cranberry bars!
     
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    My weight losses have also been good with having a bar each day.. I'll have my 5th WI on saturday but I can't say I've noticed a big difference to weight losses, and they sure do provide variety and convenience! Yum to cranberry and peanut bars, and yum to the others made into biscuits!
     
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    i have a bar everyday - maybe thats why i have lost 'less' than i thought i would, but i don't want to get fed up on the diet and i really really like them!

    i did consider not having any this week - then decided even if it takes me a couple of weeks longer to get there at least i have something 'food' like each day

    plus it may have nothing to do with my 'slow' loss

    daisy x
     
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    PB - we have the same taste in bars! love the cranberyy and peanut ones
    rest are nice, but as biscuits!
    daisy x
     
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    I used the toffee bar and choc pack, and made them into maltesers last week. Fiddly to make, but yum to eat!
     
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    Week 1 - no bars - lost 6lbs
    Week 2 - no bars - lost 6lbs
    Week 3 - 1 bar each day - lost 6lbs
    Week 4 - 1 bar each day - lost 6lbs

    so law of averages says nope, they don't make a difference to your losses :D
     
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    Personally I don't have the bars, but it's not to do with weight loss. I'm using this as time away from food so I can work through my eating issues, so I just have soups, with 350mls water, no sweet shakes and I don't make anything from the packs like crisps or whatever.
    You can see from the other posts that it doesn't seem to make any difference to weight loss if you have a bar a day. It's just my choice.
     
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    No it wont affect you they say but I have wondered myself about this, I believe you are literally talking minuscule amounts of weight (ounces) in difference. So overall i would say its not a noticeable difference. But make sure you take 1 a day only as the carbs are higher
     
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    Thanks alot for all your replies and giving me the answer I wanted to hear! Its 7 bars for me then at stock up time tonight.
     
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    Bars are brilliant!!! have 'em!!!
     
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    I have 4 or 5 bars a week and give myself a 2 to 3 days break from them and it works for me.
    I don't think it makes a difference in the weightloss.
     
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    A bar a day, to keep boredom at bay.

    I'm happy with weight loss as it stands
     
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    also, maybe it's a purely mental thing, but if I have half a bar before I go out to do my walks/runs, I find them easier as I seem to have more energy (or at least I seem to THINK I do!) and then having the other half when I get back from the exercise seems to perk me up again......

    but like I said, it might just all be a mental thing as I doubt that the (EDIT: 90ish) calories that are in half a bar could really make that much difference! :D
     
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    WHOA! 200 cals in half a bar?!?

    There are only 180 ish cals in the whole LL bars that I have... what bars are you having then? they are LL ones aren't they ;-)
     
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    heheheh whoops! Bit of a brain-fart there! :p
    Dunno where I got 200 from!!!

    edited accordingly!
     
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