Pick up a supermarket granola bar, and chances are its packaging will feature wholesome grains, fresh fruit, or a label emphasising that it is made with "real" ingredients.
But its nutrition label probably tells a different story. In fact, the United States Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee classifies granola as a "grain-based dessert" in the same category as cakes, donuts and cookies.
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