Americans spend more than 1.5 billion dollars a year on food bars, according to recent statistics. Carbohydrate or sport energy bars, bodybuilding or protein bars, meal-replacement bars, gender- and even sport-specific bars are a booming business in the United States. Is the money spent on food bars worth the benefits?
The answer to this question depends on what someone hopes to accomplish by consuming these products. Food bars certainly have their place, and the right bars can give people a definite edge. Sport energy bars, for example, give athletes a competitive edge with healthy, whole food nutrition. They fuel the body and promote better athletic performance.Organic, Gluten Free and Kosher Certifications
Few companies use organic instead of conventional foods to create products that are safe and healthy. A Franklin, Tennessee, company called eBars is one of them. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (USDA), foods must contain at least 70 percent organic ingredients to carry the "organic