Kraft has launched a line of South Beach Diet food products, targeted at people following Dr. Agatston's popular South Beach Diet plan. The plan emphasizes consumption of lean proteins and high fiber carbs, and the South Beach products are designed to help dieters find this balance in their food choices.
South Beach Cereal Bars
The South Beach High Protein Cereal bars come in several flavors:
- Peanut Butter
- Maple Nut
- Cranberry Almond
- Cinnamon Raisin
Packed With Protein
Each bar is a single 35 gram serving and contains 10 grams of protein and 7 grams of sugar. This is more than 3 times the protein in several of the leading cereal bars. The protein largely comes from the first ingredient - soy!
South Beach Phases
The bars are intended for use in Phases 2 and 3 of the South Beach Diet plan.
Tasting the Chocolate South Beach
The flavor of the chocolate cereal bars is fairly good. The chocolate has enough intensity to satisfy a chocolate craving, without being heavy or overly rich. The texture is crunchy and light, although it is a little on the dry side. Like many of the cereal and protein bars on the market, you don't want to eat this without having a handy drink. It also has a very slight chalky after-taste, typical of many products that use a lot of soy protein.
Each chocolate cereal bar has:
- 140 Calories
- 5 g fat (3.5 saturated, no trans fat)
- 15 g Carbohydrates (3 g dietary fiber, 7 g sugars, 3g sugar alcohol)
- 10 g Protein