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Unboxed: 11 hunger-busting bars and bites

Portable meals and snacks that provide surprising functional attributes.

Nearly every natural grocery store features a whole aisle devoted just to nutrition bars. Portable and filling, nutrition bars are a quick, relatively cheap way to slay hunger when preparing a meal isn’t an option. (Who among us hasn't rushed out of the house without packing lunch?)

However, the bar category is crowded. In order to stand out on store shelves and attract consumers, brands are experimenting with unique, innovative ingredients that spark curiosity. From moringa to coffee to kombucha (yes, kombucha!), these bars feature unexpected add-ins that have some functional benefits, too.

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