Essential Everyday Toasted Cereal, MultiGrain
Lightly sweetened multigrain cereal. Real savings, highest quality, every day. 21 g whole grain per serving. Per 1 Cup Serving: 110 calories; 0 g sat fat (0% DV); 120 mg sodium (5% DV); 6 g sugars; Vit A (25% DV); Iron (45% DV). MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image - a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. To learn more about building a healthy plate, read about the food groups below and visit ChooseMyPlate.gov. Fruits, grains, vegetables, protein, dairy. Fruits: Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen or dried and may be whole, cut-up or pureed. Make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Refer to ChooseMyPlate.gov for a list of commonly eaten fruits. 1 cup of fruit or 100% fruit juice, or 1/2 cup of dried fruits can be considered as 1 cup from the fruit group. Vegetables: Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group. Vegetables are organized into 5 subgroups, based on their nutrient content. Make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Refer to ChooseMyPlate.gov for a list of commonly eaten vegetables. 1 cup of raw or cooked vegetables or vegetable juice, or 2 cups of raw leafy greens can be considered as 1 cup from the vegetable group. Grains: Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas and grits are examples of grain products. Make at least half of your grains whole grains. Refer to ChooseMyPlate.gov for what foods are in the grains group. 1 slice of bread, 1 cup of ready-to-eat cereal, or 1/2 cup of cooked rice, cooked pasta or cooked cereal can be considered as 1 ounce equivalent from the grains group. Protein: All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans, and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts and seeds are considered part of the protein foods group. Vary your protein food choices. Refer to ChooseMyPlate.gov for what foods are in the protein group. 1 ounce of meat, poultry or fish, 1/4 cup cooked beans, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of peanut butter, or 1/2 ounce of nuts or seeds can be considered as 1 ounce equivalent from the protein foods group. Dairy: Most dairy group choices should be fat-free or low-fat. Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group. Calcium-fortified soymilk (soy beverage) is also part of the dairy group. Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk. Refer to ChooseMyPlate.gov for what foods are in teh dairy group. 1 cup of milk, yogurt, or soymilk (soy beverage), 1-1/2 ounces of natural cheese, or 2 ounces of processed cheese can be considered as 1 cup from the dairy group. How much is needed? Depends on age, sex and level of physical activity. For additional recipes, visit www.essentialeveryday.com. 100% Whole Grain 21 g or more per serving. WholeGrainCouncil.org. Eat 48 g or more of whole grains daily. If you're not completely satisfied with this product, please contact us at www.essentialeveryday.com or 1-877-932-7948. 100% recycled paperboard.