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Antioxidants in your cereal bowl

Posted Aug 25 2009 7:22pm

I'm always trying to discover food that will keep me healthy. I'm in a rut because I stick with broccoli slaw, whole-grain pasta, low-fat meats, and apples and oranges. Not a bad combination, but it would be nice to find something new to snack on. That box of cereal in my kitchen cabinet may be the answer.

Science Daily has a story on the health benefits of whole-grain cereal. It turns out cereal isn't just a breakfast option:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090818150011.htm   

 Cereals can be sugary, so it's a good idea to check the nutrition facts on the label carefully. I don't know about you, but once I start munching on cereal, it's hard to stop. Portion control is what it's all about.

By the way, I'm glad the article mentions popcorn. Now there's a great snack! Hold the butter and try other seasonings. Avoid salt if you have high blood pressure. Happy snacking!

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