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CLIF Bars

Just found these in the local market. They are 70% organic all natural energy bars, containing mostly oats and soy. Anyone else heard of them or use them? I'm thinking they'd make a good pre-workout snack, even though they are 200+ calories per bar. It seems as though all the protein and such would make them a good source of energy. Check them out, what do you all think?

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Wed. Jun 3, 5:04pm

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I'm a big fan of Luna bars (Clif's counterpart for women). I love them. They give me an energy boost and satisfy my sweet tooth. I actually just had one. Clif also has the Clif Kid Z bars, which are essentially the same things at about half the calories. When I am looking not to go over my calories too much, I eat a Z bar. It's just as delicious and makes me feel the same way. I especially enjoy the Apple Cinnamon Z bars.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009, 5:09 PM

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I eat a lot of bars. Most are too high in calories for daily use, but as the PP said, the Z bars are a good lower cal option. I also keep some cliff bars around for when I do longer (4+hours) mountain bike rides or hikes and need more of a meal out of bar. I also like the MoJo bar which has under 200 cals and has a more salty/sweet taste going on, but I like them so much I don't buy them because I will eat them when I am not even hungry!

Wednesday, June 03, 2009, 6:20 PM

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Love, love, love 'em.

My husband is a huge cliff bar eater. He also likes the mojo bars by cliff. As mentioned, they are on the high side calorie wise. Since I am on weight watchers I prefer the z bar.(the honey graham is the best.) It's only two points and if I am having an intense chocolate craving I'll eat a chocolate brownie z bar. It's not quite a brownie but it is perfect for staying with in the diet and feeding the craving. Even our 17 year old son likes the z bar, his fave being the choc. chip.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009, 6:47 PM

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Lemon Luna Bars...Yum Yum!!!

Wednesday, June 03, 2009, 8:14 PM

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Love the Cliff bars the Brownie is by far my fav ..I used it on many 100 mile bike rides while training fo rthe Ironman an dthen that day as well, so perfect for me!

Wednesday, June 03, 2009, 10:52 PM

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