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Is ScanBran like Ryvita crackerbread?

S: 11st9.5lb C: 11st9.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#1
Hi all

I'm pretty new to this so bare with me. Have just seen in another thread that scan bran is good for increasing weightloss, but I like to get a better idea what it's like before I buy some! I have ryvita crackerbread, is it like that? The crackerbread is quite crunchy, whereas I've seen people say scan bran takes some chewing!

Thanks!
 
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#2
Imagine chewing your way through a bran flavoured carpet tile. Thats what its like. And I've chewed my way through many, so I consider myself the authority on these things. :D

In all seriousness, they are hard work, and I say this as someone who quite likes them. But look at it this way, its all good body magic, and keeps you regular. A winning combination, by all accounts. Except the accounts of people who cant stand them, who probably outweigh those that like them.
 

Mel2

Silver Member
S: 19st11lb C: 17st6lb G: 13st0lb Loss: 2st5lb(11.91%)
#5
They do take some getting used to and I agree with the comparisions above, however they are very nice spread with nutella if you have some syns to use up.
 
S: 11st9.5lb C: 11st9.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#6
They do take some getting used to and I agree with the comparisions above, however they are very nice spread with nutella if you have some syns to use up.

Some who to what now?! I never have syns left over! :(
 

kingleds

Gold Member
#7
MLM's description is spot on. They really do take some getting used to & i can only eat them drowned in something to soften them up (& a large glass of water to wash them down) Its also been suggested that they melt quite well into things like savoury rice etc. If i do have them i can only stomach 3 of the 5 you can have as a heb at a time as they fill me up so much.

Basically, every day is not an option, but i am happy to eat them twice a week & it feels like the only real sacrifice i've had to make so far on this plan.
 
S: 11st9.5lb C: 11st9.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
Well, I'm having my scan bran with fromage frais and quark mixed with vanilla extract and sweetener, and banana on top, and I have to say they are a lot more palatable than I was expecting!
 
#11
I broke two scan bran into little bits and hid them under 1 Weetabix and poured on milk. Far more easy to eat and it uses 1 hxa and 1hxb. Im not saying it was delicious but it was better than eating them as a substitute for crackers etc :)
 


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