We all need a grab-and-go snack sometimes. Often, a granola bar is an easy choice because it can be eaten with one hand. It doesn't even have to be a clean hand because your hand will never touch it; just eat it straight from the wrapper.
But, there are a lot of different granola bar and granola-bar-like things on the market. Their status as health food or junk food varies.
Where do KIND Pressed Bars fit?
I'd call these a health food!
This is a health food because it is made up of only a few ingredients, all of which are health foods.
The website lists 6 flavors: Apricot Pear Carrot Beet, Pineapple Coconut Chia, Pineapple Banana Kale Spinach, Mango Apple Chia, Cherry Apple Chia, and Strawberry Apple Chia.
Those aren't just the flavor names; those are the ingredients. The Mango Apple Chia flavored bar only contains mango, apples, and chia seeds.
Although I consider this to be a health food instead of a junk food, I still recommend eating it in moderation. An even healthier option would be to eat whole fruit.
One characteristic of a healthy diet is getting a variety of foods. So, while KIND Pressed bars can count as fruit, they shouldn't be the only source of fruit in your diet.