From the Food Nation Radio Archives:
Let’s face it. There’s not always time to sit down and eat a meal in our fast-paced world. As much as I love to try new delicacies and interesting restaurants, sometimes I opt for a meal replacement bar.
There are many brands of food bars on the market these days. How do they provide the protein we need while remaining shelf-stable and vegetarian? The answer is soy. But these days, soy comes in many forms. It’s important to understand what type of soy is in your food bar and how it was processed. Is the chemical hexane used in its production?
Making it simple is an organization we talked about on the program last week. Cornucopia.org has created a comprehensive infographic of food bars on the market and categorized them as safe or not safe. Some of my favorites were the dangerous ones on their list. Listen to this important information in our audio clip here: