Cereal Fiber

Cereal Fiber: A Great Source of Fiber

Cereals are typically whole grain, low in fat and a great source of fiber. Fiber is very important to our diets and digestion. We can get great health benefits from cereal fiber.
From Consumer Reports:

Fiber-rich cereals have made progress on the road to tastiness. Fourteen years ago, Consumer Reports found that most high-fiber cereals¬†tasted more like straw than grain.¬Ě But in our latest tests of 26 cereals, most with at least 6 grams of fiber, more than two-thirds tasted very good or better. Our testers have advice on how to get the best for breakfast.

Cereal Fiber
Cereals are typically whole grain, low in fat and a great source of fiber.

More results from Consumer Reports:

Four cereals were both very tasty and very nutritious based on calories, fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium, and fiber:

  1. Kellogg All-Bran Original
  2. Post Grape Nuts The Original
  3. Post Shredded Wheat Original Spoon Size
  4. Post Shredded Wheat Wheat ‘n Bran Spoon Size.

Orange Bowl Cereal Quick Recipe

Oranges with your cereal not only up the ante on fiber, but you pack a wallop of vitamin C into the mix, too!

Place 1-cup Post Spoon Size Shredded Wheat Cereal in serving bowl. Top with 2/3 cup mandarin orange segments and juice (about 1 /2 of an 11-ounce can). Top with 1 /4 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt (or flavor of choice). Makes one serving.

Nutrition information: Calories: 290, Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 4.9mg, Sodium: 40mg, Carbohydrates: 65g, Fiber: 7g, Sugars: 22g, Protein: 9g

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