With my son being a teenager, he seldom asks for cereal anymore. If I have a taste for a cereal, I generally look for ones with high fiber and protein. Little or no sugar and low in fat. - I love the FiberOne brand!
Cereal is not real food. I know parents turn to it for breakfast for their children because it is fast and easy. I see this as a convenience for parents and not the health of their children. *smh*. So sad.....
Be careful eating a lot of those high fiber cereals if your body isn't used to it. I started a high fiber diet including cereal, and ended up with appendicitis. I believe strongly it was from introducing too much fiber to my system all at once.
I have never tried yogurt in my cereal before I may have to now, though I have mixed cereal in my kids yogurt, he likes the crunch. I like to use vanilla almond milk, I usually get the unsweetened but the flavor alone adds enough, and fruit is always a great way to go.
I purchase a healthier cereal, then I add 10 almonds and some yogurt, and my skim milk. I can usually get it to 20 gm of protein, with a fair calorie count. A little wheat germ can bump it up as well.
9/7/2013 7:50:30 PM
For the most part I eat Cherrios or Mini Wheats for breakfast, along with some toast, but every now and then, I get something like Fruit Loops or some other sugary cereal. And on Sundays I have hashbrowns, eggs, toast, coffee and bacon.
9/7/2013 4:39:33 PM
Unfortunately, all cereals that are not specifically identified as organic are likely to have GMO ingredients. GMO ingredients have been tied to gut distress and may contribute to weight gain.
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