Some nutrition bars worse than candy?
Products loaded with calories, sugar
- Duration 4:00
- Date Mar 15, 2013
Products loaded with calories, sugar
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I mean we thank you -- more nutrition news now nutrition bars are growing increasingly popular but you did take a closer look at the labels.
You could be consuming more calories and sugar than you would from a candy bar -- don't be surprised what else is in some of these bars so joining us now.
Is personal trainer and fitness expert -- fitness -- thank you for being with us at.
Super store owners we wanted to take a look at an ordinary candy bar Milky Way bar for comparison -- -- -- out the reason I chose not to leave ours because it doesn't have that many ingredients.
So I would say you know eat something your grandmother would recognize -- has a less ingredients listed on the label.
So you just want to stick with real food it's the not -- for example 240 calories.
They're doing grams of sugar.
It's not what I would recommend for breakfast -- integrate -- Compared to the other -- we -- here that claim to be nutritional bars -- be surprised you have the calories are lower than some of the nutrition bars and the sugar is high but it's even hired some of the other -- -- expected that they don't claim that every -- I don't know that you think you're eating healthy when and exactly all right so let's look at some of the bad energy bars the power bar the -- -- Performance energy bar what's in that this has sugar sugar and more sugar and they say it for different ways.
They had -- used evaporated they have fruit juice concentrate back just in fructose.
It's done it yet that's senators and more shattered right this is they -- -- a lot of different ways to say it -- -- different types of sugar but none of them are really that great and it contains the soy protein now there's a growing consensus that getting approaching from soy is not as good as people thought absolutely I -- -- about this because I had a thyroid problem and so many men and women out -- especially women have it.
You're not supposed to have so why if you had a -- -- problem.
Also though it's it's has a lot of asked you to -- and at some cancer research says -- away from.
And some men also.
Say that they start to develop some feminine and physical characteristics from -- so a lot of buzz you're kind of texted it's in you don't want to be an end -- -- Muscles showing up either is -- let's take a look now at the metrics this is the big 100 colossal peanut butter pretzel and you say colossal -- right moment the next 410 calories so why -- -- you know have a -- -- breakfast that you know.
I say stay away from a snack bar bat what has for an account of the best we should happen in the -- And if you're having this for breakfast 120 grams of sugar.
I wouldn't recommend it if you're eating a health -- should not -- -- yet when he grams of sugar is six different types of sugar corn syrup high fructose corn syrup sugar.
The evaporated cane syrup for all the gopher -- for -- just sugar sugar sugar sugar and I -- don't understand what what that this chemical that married pageant eating -- yeah okay and well and it isn't so why not just have an -- breakfast well why not actually wanna have some real food you Metrix PR protein plus chocolate chocolate chunk.
This is first hot chocolate chocolate -- again not nutrition also really didn't Sally you're eating instead of a you know a big cheese cake for dessert -- -- that's okay.
But otherwise 310 calories.
A lot of sugar out of I say if you're having nutritional -- something with your work out don't get the chocolate kind you already know that shot lead is going to be not something that's necessary audio and what's interesting about this one is that it also says -- as a warning on it saying it contains sugar alcohol is which may cause.
Discomfort in May have a laxative effect so.
Here warning on it that's probably.
Okay yes you -- -- you would recommend this night you're going to hear the bar and I recommended eating healthy back as you know you make yourself -- shake at home again -- the powder is just natural food bananas are great none the milk is fed.
Com and all this advice -- -- do it do that kind bars.
It's clear on the packaging for -- reason you look at it you can tell it is my grandmother Patel added it's mean it's fruit it's.
Not on the end -- -- to the best and that's to have.
And it looks like it'll let -- holding it together there's only six ingredients -- -- -- -- lower in calories as well exactly high in protein so yes all right -- that this thank you as a point at some nights but it -- it SOK they go -- -- are right.