Buy granola bars, but choose carefully.
Some granola bars, with lots of added sugar and little fiber, might as well be candy bars. But if you look hard, you can find a brand that contains no less than 5 grams of fiber and no more than 150 calories per bar. Some high-fiber bars contain as many as 9 grams of appetite-curbing fiber. It also doesn’t hurt to see what effect your favorite granola bar has on your blood sugar; just check your blood sugar two hours after eating one. Once you find a good brand, buy a box and stash a few in your handbag or in your glove compartment for quick on-the-go snacks.
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