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3 Simple Rules for Finding a Healthier Breakfast Cereal

Cereal can make a convenient, nutritious breakfast, but buyer beware! Many, many cereals are labeled as nutritious and healthy, when in reality, they are nutrition-less sugar bombs. While Cinnamon Toa…

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Don’t Be Fooled by These 6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks

The grocery store is filled with snacks that tout themselves as healthy, natural, and smart. But, many of these packaged snack foods can be quite misleading. Here are 6 common snack foods that aren't …

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10 Breakfast Cereals to Avoid

A bowl of cereal alone shouldn’t give you or your kids the shakes first thing in the morning. But considering the amount of sugar in these breakfast favorites, don’t be too surprised if you start feel…

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Shopping for Cereal? Take These Healthy Tips Along

It's a great standard way to start your day, but make sure you pick your cereal with care so you can reap all its tremendous health benefits. Here are some of the fabulous health benefits a good ce…

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7 Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Many people believe the best way to start the day is with a bowl of cereal, whole wheat toast with margarine and a glass of OJ. But many foods considered "healthy" are exactly the opposite. I agree…

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Non-Meat Sources for Vitamin B2

Looking to get some more vitamin B2 in your diet? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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10 Healthiest Breakfast Cereals

When I posted 10 Breakfast Cereals to Avoid I seemed to have suffered a sugar flashback; and the 1970s-swank, Henry Mancini jingle for Pink Panther Flakes has been stuck in my head ever since. The fuc…

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Cartoon Characters Make Food Taste Better

Cartoon characters on food packages influence children's perception of taste. In an experimental study, eighty children were shown professionally created cereal boxes and asked to rate the cereal. …

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New Program Rewards Shoppers For Recycling Cereal Boxes

Thanks to a new partnership between RecycleBank and Kashi Company, making healthy choices in the cereal aisle can result in even bigger benefits. On Monday (which was America Recycle's Day), Kashi …

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