Advertisement

loader

Talk

Advanced search

Alpen bars

(5 Posts)
lugo40 Sun 12-Jul-15 17:02:22

Hi all, I just wanted to check with you about alpen bars. It is right than an alpen bar is a healthy extra b or two alpen lights? I have bought some of them today but they have chocolate in so I'm not sure if they are healthy extra b or not as they taste too good! The handbook is a little confusing for heb and cereal bars...

DreamRabbit Sun 12-Jul-15 17:37:44

2 x Alpen Lights are a B choice - whatever the flavour smile

None of the regular Alpen bars are a healthy extra, though - presumably they don't have enough fibre - so you'd need to count them as syns.

DreamRabbit Sun 12-Jul-15 17:42:41

Meant to add: I think what you're finding confusing is that an alternative B choice is 1 x Alpen Light (rather than two). This is a 'speed' choice - i.e. it provides enough fibre for your B but with fewer calories, if you want to give your weight loss a boost.

Always seems a bit tragic though to have 1 when you're allowed two grin

lugo40 Sun 12-Jul-15 21:07:59

Thank you, that makes sense now. It's the same with ryvitta and I have been thinking how can it be one and also two. Now i know :-) thank you!

lugo40 Sun 12-Jul-15 21:11:02

The normal ones I bought today are yummy so I will syn them and from now on just buy only the light ones. I enjoy having them with a glass of milk in the evening- oh how that's changed from dairy milk, hagan daz or cakes!! Lol

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now