Many people are looking to replace La Weight Loss bars with another brand of bars or a meal replacement. There are many popular replacement bars such as Luna, Balance Bar Trail Mix, Power Bar, Honey Stinger, CLIF Nectar, LaraBara and Bumble Bar, Pria and Go Lean. The cost of LAWL bars seems to be the main factor, but it can easily be overcome by buying your bars on eBay. But there is also a need for some variety and some people just can’t find a bar to their liking. So if you are looking for a substitute, here are some alternatives. Just remember, by not eating the required 2 La Weight Weight Loss Bars per day, you void the money back guarantee offered by La Weight Weight Loss Centers.
If you think you don’t need the bars, you can swap 2 equivalent bars for 1/2 protein, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, and 1 starch. Stay focused on increasing your vegetable intake while cutting back on processed flours and sugars.
If you are looking for a bar replacement, look for a bar that has around 160-180 calories, 17 grams of carbohydrates, at least 8 grams of protein, and 4 grams of fat.
Here is the general nutritional information on LA Weight Loss Bars:
Serving size: 1 bar (40 g)
Amount per proportion
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily value *
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary fiber 1g 4%
Protein 8g 16%
The following are the most common substitutions for La bars. The information is a general guideline for substitution. Read the nutritional information on the back of any bar you are considering to be sure that the weight loss bar falls within the overall nutritional counts of the bar you are replacing.
Luna bars are reported to be the closest to actual LAWL bars in nutrition. Luna bars are considered by many to be a direct substitute for Los Angeles bars. So you eat two a day as you normally would with La Weight Loss bars. Luna bars in particular (unlike other protein / diet bar brands) are a good substitute because they are similar in calories (around 180) and protein (8-10 grams). Any bar that meets those two basic guidelines can be used.
Luna – Nutz on chocolate
Calories from Fat: 40
Total fat: 4.5 g
Saturated fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 100 mg
Potassium: 105 mg
Total carbohydrates: 24g
Dietary fiber: 2 g
Slim Fast bars are a low calorie meal replacement, the bars generally have 250-260 calories, which is a bit more than a chocolate bar, but they are packed with more whey protein and less refined sugar.
Balance bars are very similar to the protein bars that most companies sell. The balance beam is manufactured by the same company that supplies its bars to weight loss centers.
Kinetix bars are cheaper, have more protein and fewer calories. Similar in size, texture and flavor to the La Lite, Kinetex has about 4 times the sodium of the LA Lites and 2 times the amount of protein, so it would have more protein than allowed in the plan.
Kinetex – Peanut Chocolate Crunch
Sodium 320 mg
Potassium 55 mg
Kashi Go Lean bars. They have approximately the same nutritional value as La Lites.
South Beach cereal bars. They are similar in most counts, but have fewer calories, fewer carbohydrates, and more protein. There are two types of SBD bars so newbies know there are cereal bars that are around 140 calories and there are meal replacement bars that are around 200-220.
Zone bars are pretty close in calories / protein. Zone Perfect bars perform better on the value scale (more protein per calorie). However, they are higher in calories in general.
Zone Perfect – PEANUT BUTTER WITH CHOCOLATE
Serving size: 1 bar (50 g)
Servings Per Container: 12
Each bar contains 2 zone blocks:
Calories from Fat: 60
Total fat: 7g
Saturated fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 360 mg
Total carbohydrates: 20g
Dietary fiber: 0g
There are many articles, threads, and posts on energy bars, but they all seem to be about snacks or how horrible energy bars are. It would seem that someone should be able to make the equivalent of a healthy, balanced meal replacement bar that tastes great. But, if you just want no thinking required eat this meal replacement twice a day that you don’t have to worry about and lose weight then it would be easier to buy La Weight Loss bars on eBay. The prices on eBay are as good or better than the cost of other bars and you will still be eligible for the money back guarantee offered by The Weight Loss Centers.