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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Look at the Ingredientsl

Would your grandmother know what the ingredients are or how to pronounce them? If not, it’s probably best to put it back on the shelf. Manufacturers may be adding extra fat, sugar and other chemicals to make the bar look or taste healthy, even when it’s not.

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