Dr. Ann

Including a bowl of cereal for breakfast is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to tap into the health-boosting power of whole grains. Eating whole grain cereal may be especially valuable for reducing the risk of high blood pressure. After following over 13,000 male physicians for 16 plus years, scientists found that men […]

Some breakfast cereals contain more than 50% added sugar by weight! Don’t let the one gracing your cereal bowl be one of those! Based on a review by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, the 10 cereals with the highest sugar content (by percentage weight) are: Kellogg’s Honey Smacks (55.6%) Post […]

How to Select a Healthy Cereal : There is a dizzying array of cereals to choose from these days with new arrivals on the grocery shelves almost weekly.  Some are great for you while others are nutritional disasters.  For a guaranteed healthy choice – simply refer to the Nutrition Facts box and select cereals that […]

  Choosing a healthy cereal is easy if you check its Nutrition Facts for these two things: five grams or more of fiber per serving and ten grams or less of sugar per serving. Here are ten common brands of cereal that pass the testbran: Post® Grape Nuts® Post® Great Grains® Kellogg’s® Wheat Chex® Kellogg’s® Bran Flakes® Kellogg’s® Frosted Mini-Wheats® […]

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day so it’s important that what you are eating is healthy. So many cereals out there are anything but. Here are ten common brands of cereal that fit my guidelines for 5 grams or more of fiber and 10 grams or less of sugar per serving. Post® […]