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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:58 am    Post subject: Review: Detour Energy Bars Reply with quote

I was recently sent a samples package of Detour energy bars. I was asked to provide a product review in exchange. Unfortunately, I could not eat them, as all of the varieties contained dairy products, and I'm allergic to dairy... So, I doled them out to others and pieced together what I could of a review.

Detour Runner Chocolate Peanut Butter - "very good"
Detour Runner Lemon Yogurt - "Gatorade?"
Detour Runner Chocolate Chip Cookie
Detour Core Strength Caramel Peanut - "sweeet!"
Detour Core Strength Chocolate Caramel - "tastes like a Snickers"
Detour Biker Toffee Almond - "A+"
Detour Biker Raspberry Dark Chocolate - "when can I buy?"
Detour Biker Chocolate Peanut Butter

On a scale of 1-10, the energy bars were rated overall an 8.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How long do you think the bar's contents will take to synthesize into the body for energy?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No idea. I couldn't eat them, so I have no direct experience.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, I was assuming you have eaten other energy bars without dairy since they don't make every bar with dairy.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In general, any energy bar should have enough simple sugars in it to feel a fairly instant boost in the blood sugar level.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

About sugar...I have this addiction to chocolate. I would always eat 3-4 kit-kat bars with some fruits and smoothies before I run. By 3-4 bars of kit kats I mean each "bar" having 4 pieces. I have eaten the chocolate power bars before I ran, but I felt no difference. Creatine....is different though.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ya, those are pretty good. this site has some good stuff too. its inexpensive and high quality.
http://cgore2.qhealthzone.com/Products/Thumbnail.aspx?ctg=12918&ast=406075&rtl=12918
http://cgore2.qhealthzone.com/Products/Thumbnail.aspx?ctg=12918&ast=406075&rtl=12918
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bad month for energy bars in general. January has seen many of the peanut butter containing bars recalled. Sad
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