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Protein Bar: A Look at What’s Inside

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Protein bars offer convenience, but they can also contain as much sugar as a candy bar and the calorie count of an entire meal.

I have always wondered about food that poses as food.  Especially food that is manufactured into a protein bomb.  Here is a wonderful article from the NYTimes 

Protein Bars: A Look at What’s Inside

Protein is the hot ingredient of the moment in processed foods, joining the terms organic and low-fat as a major selling point to pitch to health-conscious shoppers. While carbohydrates and many fats are still widely regarded as suspect, protein is being proudly added to products throughout the grocery store, especially the snack aisle, which has made way for a new star: the protein bar. But a closer look shows that its blessings are mixed.  Read the rest of the article here: