OK, I admit, I have been in the situation where it is difficult to make a proper food choice.
You see fried calamari, French fries, burgers, and what else is out there. The fact is that food that is processed is just easier to access than nutritious food.
You will find candies and cookies at every check out in a daily and a supermarket.
As much as I love Whole Foods, they are evil as well.
You are waiting at line, hungry, time pressed, and you look to your right and what do you see? Chocolate! Chocolate of any kind and any size.
Yet, Whole Foods gives you choices. There are food bars as well that you can choose. So which one are better, chocolate or food bars? Yes, yes, you know. I know.
Food bars are easy to grab on the go. Or for when you know you are traveling for long periods and don't have access to proper foods such as in an airport.
But there are many different types of food bars. Which one are the best? Which one can I have that is not full of sugar?
First, read the ingredients of your choice of bar. If it has white sugar, evaporated cane juice or corn syrup inside, don't buy it.
Here are two that are better then many others and that you might want to stock on up on for emergency times on the run:
1. Organic Food Bar
This one was one of the first to not include any kind of artificial sweeteners and ingredients. Since then the industry has boomed.
The ingredients are as following: Organic Almond Butter, Organic Grown Rice Protein, Organic Dates, Organic Agave Nectar, organic Biro Sprouts, Flax, Organic Biodynamic Raisins, Organic Sesame Seeds and Lots of Love! Cute, no?
Calories: 330. OK, this is quite high. Hence, an apple might be a better solution. For a snack? So watch out how many you eat of those bars.
2. Organic Fiber Bar
This is a second one I want to bring your attention. This one just recently was launched.
The ingredients are as followed: Organic Dates, Organic Fiber Bland (Organic Acacia, Organic Gluten Fee Oat Fiber, Organic Flaxseed), Organic Apple, Organic Walnuts, Organic Raisins, Organic Lemon, Organic Sunflower Oil.
Calories: 160. This one is much better then the previous approved one if you are concerned about caloric intake. Still, an apple has less. A medium size apple has about 80 calories.
3. You Bar
If you don't like any of the two above bars then make it yourself. "You Bar" allows you to do so. You choose the ingredient, you name the bar and you enjoy it. Not that expensive either. Check it out www.youbars.com.
Which ones do you like? Share your ideas and leave a comment below.