Hi folks! Sorry I've been away for a bit.
to the "Eat This, Not That" e-mail updates, and just
one that struck close to home.
It's a section of
their site listing the "Best and Worst Cereals" to eat.
With a teenaged
son and two pre-pubescent girls in the house, we go
boxes of cereal a week. My husband and I also eat
much every morning.
While I wish the
kids would eat All-Bran willingly (with enthusiasm), the
reality is that's
NEVER going to happen. So I usually seek to buy
them cereals that
contain some fiber, and contain relatively few sugars,
So, when this
list came out, I rushed to see where our favorite cereals
the list goes from #24, which is the best cereal, to #1, which is the
worst. Kind of counter-intuitive, in my opinion.
Maple and Brown Sugar Mini-Wheats was #12, halfway on
the list. So
we'll keep eating it. As for the kids, I think Kix and
are their best
You may be
surprised at some of the cereals normally touted as "healthy".
content is not only un-healthy, but will cause you to gain
weight instead of lose weight.
If you have any
favorite cereals you've discovered that are (or aren't) on
the list, write
to me at cate AT realpeopledontdiet.com and let me know.
found "Mom's Best" natural cereals at Wal-Mart
supercenters. My kids like the Toasted Cinnamon Squares. The
cereals are inexpensive, and pretty healthy, to boot.)
Before I sign
off, I just wanted to make note of a special product/service
recommended at the top of this newsletter.
You might wonder
why I talk about "non-food" items such as filing
Well, the reason
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ever. Remove a source of stress, and you help yourself do a
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(Plus, I just
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Many of you are
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she is a fan of
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recommending my book in her own newsletter.
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I urge you to try
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