Do You Know What to Look for When You Buy a Health Bar?

Sport Bars, protein bars, breakfast bars...They all claim to give you a nutritional boost but they may not be as beneficial as you think. With hundreds of different brands and types of bars on the market, it's hard to know which ones provide good nutrition and which ones are just extra calories made of fat and sugar. Read this handy guide before you head to the store (14 Photos)

Cleveland Clinic on Aug 30, 2012 at 2:58PM

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Do You Know What to Look for When You Buy a Health Bar?

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Not All Bars Are Created Equal

Pick up any bar today and it probably has a laundry list of ingredients, few of which sound like real food. Health, nutrition, weight loss and performance bars are not meant to replace a healthy meal, but in our “grab and go” world, sometimes we need a little help filling in the nutritional gaps. There are bars that can do that, if you choose wisely.

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