Contributing Author: Gentle Heron
You should be looking for a cereal with low calories per serving, high in fiber and protein, and full of vitamins and minerals to give you the best nutritional benefits.
For the healthiest cereals, check that each serving contains 5 grams or more of fiber. Fiber in your diet not only helps material move through your digestive system, but it can also help lower blood cholesterol and blood glucose.
The American Diabetes Association recommends bran cereals for diabetics. For more on the role of fiber in the diet, read this article from the Mayo Clinic: Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet.
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Still think your cereal needs a little sweetening? Consider topping it with fresh or dried fruit. A sprinkle of cinnamon is also refreshing.
For more information on National Cereal Day, visit www.nationalcerealday.com/.
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