Epic, founded in Austin, Texas, makes organic meat bars filled with nuts and dried fruit. It's a rising star in the beef jerky market and was recently acquired by General Mills. Courtesy of Epic hide caption

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Crazy For Jerky: An Ancient Trail Food Finds New Fans

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The protein, unsaturated fat composition and fiber in almonds all very likely play a role in helping to curb appetites. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Almonds For Skinny Snackers? Yes, They Help Curb Your Appetite

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