June 4, 2010

Rice Krispies Are Not As Healthy As You Might Think

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I’m the type of person that eats cereal at least once a day, and it’s not even always for breakfast. It can also be my mid-afternoon snack or my late night munch. Usually, I’ll eat Chex, Rice Krispies or if I’m craving something sweet, Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Are these cereals healthy? As much as I wish that they were, I highly doubt it.

But Kellogg had made that claim on the cereal box of one of my all-time favorites: Rice Krispies. On the front of the box it says that the cereal “now helps support your child’s immunity,” with “25 percent Daily Value of Antioxidants and Nutrients – Vitamins A, B, C, and E.”
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