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After sampling 30 flavors from more than a dozen brands, we offer the following six taste-conscious recommendations. Yes, only six - out of 30.


PowerBar Harvest in Apple Cinnamon Crisp
Part of the PowerBar family, the Harvest line has bars made with oats, fruit, and whole grains. www.powerbar.com/product/harvest
CALORIES: 240 PROTEIN: 10G CARBS: 42G FAT: 4G SATURATED FAT: 0.5G

Tiger's Milk in Peanut Butter Crunch
Introduced in the 1960s, Tiger's Milk touts itself as America's original nutrition bar. Each Tiger's Milk bar contains 16 vitamins and minerals. www.tigersmilk.com
CALORIES: 150 PROTEIN: 6G CARBS: 18G FAT: 6G SATURATED FAT: 2G

BumbleBar in Original Flavor
These flaxseed- and sesame-seed-based bars are gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, and certified organic. www.bumblebar.com
CALORIES: 230 PROTEIN: 6G CARBS: 20G FAT: 15G SATURATED FAT: 2G

Organic Food Bar in Wild Blueberry
Whole foods, sprouted superfoods (like flax), and antioxidants make up these kosher organic bars. www.organicfoodbar.com
CALORIES: 300 PROTEIN: 9G CARBS: 35G FAT: 12G SATURATED FAT: 1.5G

Snickers Marathon Energy Bar in Multi-Grain Crunch 
The familiar Snickers ingredients peanuts, caramel, and chocolate are blended with whole grains in this line of energy bars. www.snickersmarathon.com
CALORIES: 220 PROTEIN: 10G CARBS: 29G FAT: 7G SATURATED FAT: 2.5G

Clif Bar in Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch 
The Clif Bar was developed in the early 1990s for athletes and is now available in nearly 20 flavors. Seventy percent of the ingredients used are organic. www.clifbar.com
CALORIES: 250 PROTEIN: 11G CARBS: 43G FAT: 6G SATURATED FAT: 2G