Are Fiber One Bars Good For You?

There are several types of Fiber One bars:

  • Chewy Bars (35% of daily value fiber or 9 grams of fiber per serving)
  • Protein Chewy Bars (20% of daily value fiber and 6 grams of protein per serving)
  • Trail Mix Chewy Bars (35% of daily value fiber or 9 grams of fiber per serving)
  • 90 Calorie Chewy Bars (20% of daily value fiber or 5 grams of fiber per serving)
  • Meal Bar (9 grams of fiber &
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Are Quest Bars Healthy?

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UPDATE (April 2016): My follow up post on why Quest bars are no longer healthy –> Top 5 Quest Protein Bar Alternatives

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What are Quest Bars?
Quest bars are low carb protein bars.

There are 2 lines of Quest bars which are nearly identical in terms of nutritional profile except for types of sweeteners used:
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Are Granola Bars Healthy?

Granola bars are popular snacks due to their convenience and portability. Whether you are traveling, hiking or simply looking for a quick bite, granola bars come in handy when hunger strikes. They are easy to grab when you are rushing out of the door in the morning or when you have no time to prepare breakfast…. [Read more →]

3 Healthy Granola Bars

Granola bars are handy to eat on the go when you have no time to prepare breakfast. They are also a quick, easy and healthy snack alternative to chips, fries, candy bars and cookies, if you choose the right ones.

Avoid granola bars with high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, artificial sweeteners, artificial additives,… [Read more →]

Are Luna Bars Healthy?

What are Luna Bars?
Luna bars are nutrition bars specially created for women. They are formulated with vitamins and minerals, especially the “Core 4” nutrients ie. calcium,  vitamin D, iron and folic acid, that women need but often lack in order to maintain overall health.

Can Men Eat Luna Bars?
Yes,… [Read more →]

Are CLIFF Bars Healthy?

CLIF Bar offers several lines of nutrition bars:

  • CLIF Bar – original energy bars
  • CLIF Builder’s – protein bars
  • CLIF Crunch – granola bars
  • CLIF Kid – snack bars for kids
  • CLIF Kit’s Organic – organic fruit and nut bars
  • CLIF Mojo –
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Are Think Thin Bars Healthy?

There are 2 types of Think Thin bars:
(1) High Protein
(2) High Protein + Fiber

We’ll take a look at the nutrition facts and ingredients of each type of Think Thin bars to determine what’s good and bad about them…

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(1) thinkThin Creamy Peanut Butter Protein Bar

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 bar (60g)…. [Read more →]

Are Protein Bars A Good Late Night Snack?

Protein bars can be a great snack for satisfying late night sweet cravings. They are healthier alternatives to candy bars, if you know how to pick the right ones.

Unfortunately, most protein bars are loaded with sugars, carbs and junk ingredients. Choosing a healthy protein bar can be overwhelming and confusing as there are so many brands and types out there…. [Read more →]

What Are The Best Protein Bars?

Protein bars are a convenient snack to have late at night, in between meals or when you are on the go. Since most of them are loaded with sugar, carbs and junk ingredients, it is important to read the nutrition labels to avoid buying protein bars that are nothing more than glorified candy bars.

When choosing a healthy protein bar,… [Read more →]