Cereal is one of the healthiest breakfast
choices you can make. Frequent
cereal eaters tend to have
healthier body weights.
Providing nourishment is an important mission. The information that follows provides key insights and facts about cereal, its ingredients and the roles they play in contributing to overall health. Select titles from the list below to read more.
High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. Cheerios can help.
Cheerios is the only leading ready-to-eat cereal clinically proven to help lower “bad” cholesterol (LDL) when eaten as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol.
In 1997, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a health claim linking the soluble fiber from oats – like that found in Cheerios – to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease.41
In 1998, a peer-reviewed clinical study showed that eating three cups of Cheerios daily as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol can help reduce bad cholesterol levels.42
Whole grain oats are a major ingredient in Cheerios. Cheerios has 1 gram of soluble fiber from oats per serving. And eating 3 grams of soluble fiber daily from whole grain oat foods – like Cheerios – along with a diet that’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.