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Energy bars ? as the word suggests symbolizes energy. Energy is the capacity to perform work from the body?s chief fuel- carbohydrates. Indeed energy bars are eaten as performance enhancers- for sports, post workout refueling, high-energy snacks, nutritional pick-me-ups, meal replacements, and even as weight loss tools.
A lot has been written and said about banning junk food in schools recently-the importance of which cannot be over-emphasized, and perhaps has been over-due. Adult diseases in youth like high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and conditions like childhood obesity are increasing at an alarming pace, even in ?nations in transition? like ours.
A protein called gluten in wheat, oats, barley and rye (European cereal) is known to cause a condition called celiac disease. It is a condition in which gluten damages the intestines and reduces the ability of intestines to absorb food. The individuals with this condition can manifest typical or atypical symptoms or may have hardly any symptoms also called silent celiacs.