There are plenty of things that are — without debate — good for you. A plate of steamed vegetables with brown rice, for example. Or a bowl of fresh fruit. Or a piece of poached salmon. But there’s a long list of other foods that, despite wearing a so-called “health halo,” might not be the nutritional powerhouses everyone seems to think they are. Read more
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We have had a couple posts this week about buying (or making) the healthiest snack and energy bars. Continuing on that theme, I wanted to give props to Dana for this homemade version. Her recipe includes a mix of oatmeal, peanut butter, brown rice cereal and dried fruits, but you can always sub in your favorite fruits or nut butter variations. (Check out Dana’s how-to video, too.)
When it comes to food bars, there are countless brands and varieties out there, and they’re certainly not one size fits all. Here’s how to choose the best bar for your lifestyle.