Kicks on Kix

The cereal aisle at the market these days is packed with so many different brands, it’s like having to choose what to watch on TV with 180 channels to choose from. The ones with multi-colored labels and different cartoon characters are probably the worst for you, but they are trying to attract your inner child. Then there are the cereals that are trying to target the health conscientious buyer. They use fancy words and illustrations to sell these bland morsels that taste like a bunch of wet cardboard. We’re trained to think, that if it lacks taste it must be really healthy for us, right. We are willing to make the taste sacrifice for some good fiber, right?

50 plus years ago the mothers of 80 million baby boomers, were looking for healthy choices for breakfast and Kellogg did just that. Focusing on marketing a health convenient style of cereal rather than marketing to children they clobbered the competition. The Kellogg’s have been making cereal since 1906. Next time you are in the cereal aisle grab a box of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. Packed with vitamins and minerals, this cereal is a no-brainer;

·         Iron

·         Vitamin C

·         Niacin

·         Vitamin B1, B2, B6, and B12

·         Vitamin A

·         Vitamin D

·         Folic Acid

Another honorable mention and ‘the mother approved’, would be General Mill’s Kix which has also been around for over 80 years. Its healthy components are;

·         Calcium Carbonate

·         Iron

·         Zinc

·         Vitamin C

·         Niacin

·         Folic Acid

·         Vitamin B1, B2, B6 and B12

The cereals that are going to better for you will have less than 5 grams of sugar and if that is a problem for you add raw honey or turbinado sugar or fresh fruit.