Whole Health: Cereals Still Criticized

Recent studies and news reports have made parents many of whom grew up eating sugary cereals and other indulgent breakfast items reconsider what they give their kids to eat each morning. One, from Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, showed that cereals marketed to children contain 85% more sugar, 65% less fiber, and 60% more sodium than cereals marketed to adults. Another, conducted

Recent studies and news reports have made parents — many of whom grew up eating sugary cereals and other indulgent breakfast items — reconsider what they give their kids to eat each morning.

One, from Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, showed that cereals marketed to children contain 85% more sugar, 65% less fiber, and 60% more sodium than cereals marketed to adults.

Another, conducted by the Chicago Tribune, asserted that major cereal manufactur

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