Monday, December 28, 2009 Posted by Dina N
Did you know that ready-to-eat cereal eaters consume less fat, less cholesterol and more fiber than non-cereal eaters? Cereals also deliver important vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients, making cereal a top source of key nutrients in children´s diets.
Other cereal benefits:
- Ready-to-eat cereals, including presweetened cereals, account for only 5% of sugar in children´s diets.
- Ready-to-eat cereal is the No. 1 source of whole grains in a child´s diet today.
- More frequent cereal eaters tend to have healthier body weights and lower Body Mass Index measures.
For more information about kids and cereals, please visit Cereal Health and Wellness.
Right now, if you visit here you will find a $1 off coupon for one of four General Mills cereals.
As a mother of young kids, I am happy to hear that General Mills is committing to providing healthier breakfast options for children. My children love eating cereal for breakfast - and we all know how important breakfast is to start your day right. We eat lots of Cheerios at my house - both as a snack and in a bowl with milk. Golden Grahams, Cocoa Puffs, and Trix are other favorites of my kids.
*Disclaimer: General Mills provided this information to me, along with four coupons for free cereal, via MyBlogSpark.