We all the know the difference that a good breakfast can do for our day, and more many when busy or just out of preference this is cereal.
This research looks at the nutritional value of this staple breakfast food. There are many positives looked at in the article about the health benefits of eating cereal including that the consumption can be beneficial for weight management!
"Cereal foods are a major part of the British diet and should make up around 30% of our diet, according to the Eatwell Plate (NHS Choices, 2011). The broad term ‘cereals’ includes any grass whose starchy grains are used as food, e.g. wheat, rice, rye, oats, maize, buckwheat and millet. However, in developed countries, the cereal group also includes food products manufactured from grains, e.g. bread, pasta, ready-to-eat cereals (RTEC), pizza, biscuits, cakes and pastry. This article looks at the main cereals consumed in the UK, their contribution to the diet, and what health benefits have been associated with their consumption."
Read the whole article here: http://www.nutrition-communications.com/publications_detail.php?publication_id=55