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The most important meal of the day, breakfast, sets the tone for the rest of your day. For this reason, it is important to make sure your breakfast is healthy- high in fiber and carbohydrates and low in fat, being made of roasted grains. Cereals fit the bill perfectly, and come with the added advantage of convenience. Just pop some out of the box chase it with some milk and you’re good to go! For men, women and children alike, they provide health benefits conducive to a healthy and active life. Whether you are trying to lose weight, keep up your health and energy in general or just need an easy breakfast option, this is your go-to meal!

  • The Fiber Factor

Although the Fiber content in different cereals is bound to vary, they are uniformly high in dietary fiber. The miracles fiber can do for your body arewell documented. Fiber passes through your body more or less intact, helping regularize your bowel movements, and maintaining bowel health. It also helps lower cholesterol, and blood sugar levels, making it a must for patients with diabetes and heart disease.

  • Mix it up!

Cereals come in various flavors and combinations, so trying a new one each month can be a fun way to shake it up and make things interesting. Along with this, you can also begin treating your breakfast table like an ice cream bar by putting out dried fruits, nuts, fresh fruits, chocolate shavings and sprinkles. Added to your cereal, there are several combinations that could make breakfast something you look forward to. Kids are sure to love this fun activity once in a while; you could use strawberry milk, honey flavored milk, chocolate milk or cold coffee instead of plain milk. Let your imagination run wild!

  • Sweeten it right

If you are looking to lose weight, choose the cereals with the highest fiber content (read the label to figure this out). 7-12g is a good bracket to aim for. Keep in mind that if you need any toppings, they are fresh. If you need to sweeten the cereal, use a zero calorie natural sweetener like stevia, or some organic honey, instead of sugar.

  • Making the transition

Going from sugary breakfasts like jam and toast, or hot fried eggs and bacon to cold milk and cereal will be a bit difficult, but stay the path because it will definitely pay off in the sort and long term. Studies have shown that people who consume cereal for breakfast tend to have higher physical activity during the day.

Breakfast is an essential part of overall nutrition, so, a healthy breakfast like cereal is half the battle won. It will keep you inspired all day, to be healthy! Click here for more.


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