July 1999 Issue
Do Power-Packed Energy Bars Deliver What They Promise?
Sports or energy bars are no longer just for hardbodies. The concept, which was introduced in the early 1980's for elite athletes, spawned the now ubiquitous protein bars and pumped-up breakfast bars. The original sports bars, formulated to provide quick energy, were tough, tasted bland and often left a metallic aftertaste from the hefty dose of vitamins and minerals added. Now, however, many taste nearly as good as candy. Are they any better
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