Did you know that cereal plus milk can provide 3 of the 4 nutrients most lacking in kids’ diets, including calcium, vitamin D and potassium?
As you and your family settle back into the fall routine, it’s important to start your day off with a powerful breakfast. Experts agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and nine out of ten moms agree that cereal makes a convenient breakfast choice.
In our family, we all eat breakfast on a dailly basis and we eat it together. It took me a long time to get to the point where I would eat breakfast on a regular basis. It wasn’t really until I had children that I began to come around about breakfast.
* Kellogg’s cereal plus one cup of milk provides protein and four key nutrients (fiber, calcium, vitamin D, and potassium) most likely to be lacking in kids’ diets.
* Research shows that children who eat cereal for breakfast tend to weigh less.
* On average, breakfast cereal provides only 4 percent of the average person’s daily intake of added sugar in the U.S.
* 95 percent of ready-to-eat cereal in developed markets is eaten with milk, making breakfast cereal an important driver for milk intake
Americans ages 9-13 who eat ready-to-eat cereal take in:
49 % more iron than kids who eat other types of breakfast
35 percent more Vitamin A than those who ate other types of breakfast
55 percent more Vitamin A than those who skip breakfast altogether
Nine out of 10 moms agree that cereal makes a convenient breakfast choice
Visit www.LoveYourCereal.com to find out more about the power of cereal plus milk.
Kellogg’s is generously offering one of my readers one of their breakfast kits which offers information about the nutrition a bowl of cereal plus milk provides. The prize pack will consist of 1 Box of Kellogg’s Mini-Wheats, Kellogg’s Cereal Bowls, Lickety Spoons and a Kellogg’s Serving platter. To enter, tell me what your favorite Kellogg’s cereal is below in the comments section.
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