I have protein bars about 15 grams protein,about. 120 calories each. Also smoothie drinks. Can these be used for protein fuel? Can I add fruit to the smoothie? Would you call me I have many questions. 865 938-3456
The protein bars are the right calories but look at the rest of the stats. What about sugar (carbs) and fat. They should all match NS stats.
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Call the Nutrisystem counselors or dietitians for more information on your plan. You can eat your SmartCarbs whenever you desire, and fruit is a wonderful SmartCarb to add to the protein shakes. I do it often.
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Yes, I blend frozen fruit with the protein shake. There are many recipes in this thread:
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It looks as if the protein bars will fit as a PowerFuel (general guidelines: 80-120 calories and at least 5 g of protein). Can you post the stats for the smoothies? Some varieties are higher in carbohydrate and low in protein.
Fruit (SmartCarb serving) can be blended into a protein shake.
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