High Protein Porridge Pot - only 29p @ B&M
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High Protein Porridge Pot - only 29p @ B&M

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Found 6th Sep 2015
Stumbled across these CNP Sky high protein porridge pots in B&M Redditch (both stores). Thought they were an absolute bargain at 29p - I can't find these cheaper than £1.25 online.

Just add water so great as a quick breakfast. 12.5g of protein per pot which is almost double than Special K pots (6.5g).

Also picked up a box of 5 sachets, fig and honey flavour for 29p.
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Protein free porridge for me, thanks!
Not enough protein for me
Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would equal approx 10g. Remember that UK dietary guidelines recommend that an adult male only requires 55g/day
Just get a big bag from supermarket about £1 and add some powder to it you can get 5kg for about 45 if you shop around.
The saving you make over the year having it everyday would be much better than buying these pots at 29p yeah could handle that price but people who pay £1 each for these pots and argue convenience astound me keep wasting your money it's non of my business but just giving you my take on things.
Same goes with protein bars make your own at home then freeze them.
calridian

Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would … Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would equal approx 10g. Remember that UK dietary guidelines recommend that an adult male only requires 55g/day


the porridge in tub isn't made with 50g oats though - only 35g total in it

find porridge really heavy going so anything making less needed is good
Can't be bad @ 29p,heated,but as previous comments,it's cheaper to make yer own protein bars(or do as I do,make merry at the feed stations during my many sportives)
lol just lol if you think 12g of protein is a lot.
My protein shakes contain 60 grams
EazyDuz

lol just lol if you think 12g of protein is a lot.My protein shakes … lol just lol if you think 12g of protein is a lot.My protein shakes contain 60 grams



Wow you're hard
Love these protein posts, all the armchair Mr Olympias come out in force lol.
londonstinks

Love these protein posts, all the armchair Mr Olympias come out in force … Love these protein posts, all the armchair Mr Olympias come out in force lol.



Haha
My biceps would devour 12grams of protein in about 20 seconds grrrrrrrrrrr
http://livelikeavip.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/PF-Porridge_1125851c.jpg
Yelloboi

Wow you're hard



Let's see how hard he looks when his kidney's pack in.
it contains as much sugar as it contains protein per pot..
Jdev321

A good change from all the nerd desk jockeys getting hardons over the … A good change from all the nerd desk jockeys getting hardons over the number of hdmi ports


The good old 5 hdmi ports where am i going to plug my 2 spare usb dongles voting cold haha.
But how much sugar per portion?
It's not actually high protein though - 19g per 100g
Normal oats, 17g protein per 100g

So assume the 2g difference is from the whey powder, which will be about 85% protein, then there's probably 3g of whey isolate in each pot. Barely worth the bother, just eat half a spoonful more normal porridge. It wont have the sugar they put in these either so it'll end up better for you.

Fine at 29p, they're probably cheaper than normal sachets. At £1.25 it's a massive con.
calridian

Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would … Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would equal approx 10g. Remember that UK dietary guidelines recommend that an adult male only requires 55g/day


Why would I care what the "UK dietary guidelines" are? Should my patriotism stretch to scientific bias?
Ego-X

Let's see how hard he looks when his kidney's pack in.



Based on what exactly?

There is absolutely no science to back your statement.

Whilst you do not need super high amounts of proteins and indeed, keeping protein sensible (2.5-3.0g per kg) allows a lot of headroom for carbs and fats and allows you to feel fuller and muscularly more rounded, whilst consuming enough protein for Muscle Protein Synthesis (e.g. muscle growth!).

Studies to consider are the meta analysed studies below, which discuss this very issue and the results of over 152 studies!

Manninen, M. H. (2004). High -Protein Weight Loss Diets and Purported Adverse Effects: Where is the Evidence? Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 1(1): 45-51.

Martin, M. F., Armstrong, L.E., & Rodriguez, R. R. (2005). Dietary protein intake and renal function. Nutrition & Metabolism (London), 2: 25.

and optimal amounts to consume daily:

Norton, L., E., & Wilson, G. J. (2009). Optimal protein intake to maximize muscle protein synthesis: Examinations of optimal meal protein intake and frequency for athletes. Agro Food Industry High-Tech, 20(2): 54-57.
Edited by: "Matt.Wild" 6th Sep 2015
EazyDuz

lol just lol if you think 12g of protein is a lot.My protein shakes … lol just lol if you think 12g of protein is a lot.My protein shakes contain 60 grams



60grams is way too much for a shake 30tops
I drink 2 glasses of milk in the morning (13g protein) if I need the extra protein and eat whatever I like.
calridian

Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would … Normal Scott's oats are 11g/100g so a 50g serving made with milk would equal approx 10g. Remember that UK dietary guidelines recommend that an adult male only requires 55g/day


But thats for a sedentary male. If you are exercising and its people who exercise that tend to be interested in protein targets, then the target is much higher.
lol
Well I picked these up last week in Slough. So they are around if you want them.
Yelloboi

Wow you're hard


if he walks any harder he'll set!!!
bulbasaur888

60grams is way too much for a shake 30tops



Yeah, last I knew your body can only make use of around 30g per sitting, so it's just a waste if nothing else.
g3legacy

Yeah, last I knew your body can only make use of around 30g per sitting, … Yeah, last I knew your body can only make use of around 30g per sitting, so it's just a waste if nothing else.



30g for a normal person... I think we have already established this guy is well hard.
g3legacy

Yeah, last I knew your body can only make use of around 30g per sitting, … Yeah, last I knew your body can only make use of around 30g per sitting, so it's just a waste if nothing else.



That's a myth, it's more likely to be your entire day's worth on one sitting that'll be ineffective. Your body is very good at taking in amino acids and storing them. Unless you are consuming protein to excess, then you will be fine. Incidentally the evidence points to an intake of about 0.7-0.8g of protein per lb of body weight. Also the frequent meals/doses of protein throughout the day is another myth.
I normally have a steak for breakfast, so the amount of protein in this is laughable.
Add scoop of protein shake or peanut butter. Now ya talking
I'm a real man. I eat raw eggs and gravel for breakfast.
Toddius

I'm a real man. I eat raw eggs and gravel for breakfast.


aww diddums, you get your boulders cut up into itty bitty bite size pieces?
Hmmm, doesn't porridge oats contain 6.5g per 50g - add 100ml milk and you have +4g protein, 10.5g anyway? Is it national and I will have a look
Edited by: "erenyeager5" 7th Sep 2015
Well I appreciate the post - great for my hubby who is in hospital at the moment and having trouble stomaching the food!
Matt.Wild

Based on what exactly?There is absolutely no science to back your … Based on what exactly?There is absolutely no science to back your statement.Whilst you do not need super high amounts of proteins and indeed, keeping protein sensible (2.5-3.0g per kg) allows a lot of headroom for carbs and fats and allows you to feel fuller and muscularly more rounded, whilst consuming enough protein for Muscle Protein Synthesis (e.g. muscle growth!).Studies to consider are the meta analysed studies below, which discuss this very issue and the results of over 152 studies!Manninen, M. H. (2004). High -Protein Weight Loss Diets and Purported Adverse Effects: Where is the Evidence? Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 1(1): 45-51.Martin, M. F., Armstrong, L.E., & Rodriguez, R. R. (2005). Dietary protein intake and renal function. Nutrition & Metabolism (London), 2: 25.and optimal amounts to consume daily:Norton, L., E., & Wilson, G. J. (2009). Optimal protein intake to maximize muscle protein synthesis: Examinations of optimal meal protein intake and frequency for athletes. Agro Food Industry High-Tech, 20(2): 54-57.



Maybe that 's where health care professionals are going wrong, not enough protein in their diet's to fuel their tiny brains.
These are highly processed, and as others have commented overpriced. Better to get jumbo oats, as your body gets more out of them and you get a giant bag of organic ones for the £2-3.
Just soak them overnight in a pan and 5 minutes cook in the morning - simples.
Ego-X

Maybe that 's where health care professionals are going wrong, not enough … Maybe that 's where health care professionals are going wrong, not enough protein in their diet's to fuel their tiny brains.



Glucose powers brains not protein (let's not do the keytone bodies argument)!
Yelloboi

Wow you're hard


60g of protein? You must be sh**ting like crazy... you do realise that you're completely wasting around 40g of protein?
disfunktional

30g for a normal person... I think we have already established this guy … 30g for a normal person... I think we have already established this guy is well hard.


This guy is the incredible hulk lol
modestasm

it contains as much sugar as it contains protein per pot..



So it's a win-win?
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