“While it’s true that a Kind bar is mildly better for you than a candy bar—it’s made from real chocolate, and there’s way less sugar and no nasty fats—its chocolate offerings are essentially deconstructed Snickers for people who care about what they eat.” Outside: How Energy Bars Became America’s Favorite Snack Food.

+ Surprise. You don’t need sports drinks to stay hydrated. (Although they are useful when you’re looking for something to pour over the back of a winning coach…)