Friday, February 25, 2011


When time is tight, grabbing an energy bar can certainly be better than skipping a meal. But, according to our registered dietitian, many are nutritionally similar to a fortified candy bar—high in sugar, low in fiber and nutrients, and expensive when compared to whole foods. For a healthful on-the-go snack, consider packing away homemade trail mix made with your favorite nuts, seeds, dried fruits and whole-grain cereal. A little can go a long way, so try to limit your portion to a handful or two.

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