Get the Skinny: Truly Good-For-You Protein bars

July 24, 2013 | Updated: 10:44 a.m., July 24, 2013

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Protein bars can serve as a healthy snack or grab & go breakfast in a pinch, but many brands have more sugar than anything else!  In today’s Get the Skinny, Molly shares her old favorites for protein bars, plus she has 3 new bars that are hitting shelves now!

The fundamentals:

  • Look for bars with at least more protein than sugar
  • No artificial sweeteners
  • Added bonus: Healthy fats/Whole grain fiber

Old favorites (180-240 calories, 14-20 grams protein, 0-5 grams sugar, 0 artificial sweeteners):

ThinkThin bars – NuGo Slim barsPowerCrunch bars

(available at fitness centers, GNC, Vitamin Shop, and some at Whole Foods)

New favorites (160-240 calories, 14-20 grams protein, 0-5 grams sugar, 0 artificial sweeteners):

Oh Yeah Victory Bar

Kind Nut & Spices Bar

Simply Bar (only available online)