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  1. #1
    XC Hack
    Join Date
    Dec 2011

    Lower-iron energy bars?

    I've been using Power Bars for a long time but my wife informs me (and I've read, too) that too much iron is not good for men. PBs have 25% of daily iron. Any other bars that taste good but don't have that much in them? Thanks!

  2. #2
    gran jefe
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    if nobody has good options, you could think about making your own and freezing them. i have heard the same thing about iron.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    ve you been diagnosed with hemochromatosis or other similar states of hyperabsorption? If not, I think your risk is pretty low for accumulating excess Fe+ in the liver or other tissues. It is my understanding that the risks of excessive Fe+ intake are in supplemenation along with a diagnosis of hemochromatosis.

    As Bill in Houston notes, making your own is the best way to allay your fears. I always wanted to use the word allay.


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