Would you feed your child Twinkies for breakfast? If you said no then take a look at this wonderful article. Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, and children need proper fuel to start their day. Save the sugar laden cereals for an occasional breakfast and give your kids what they need to start their day learning and growing! Read labels and make informed choices, add some fresh fruit and protein to keep them satisfied.
Cereals are among the most-wanted options for breakfast when you ask any kid and many times parents sacrifice the more traditional breakfasts, like honey,cheese and bread with cereals. Most of the times the children are choosing which cereals they want and that’s the reason you see the more famous brands of cereals in lower shelves of supermarkets. But it’s not the brand that determines the healthiest option, but the content.
since its the parents responsibility, and not the children, to find the healthiest cereals, parents should educate themselves about cereals to pick the best option for their children the next time they’re in grocery store.
The reason for staying away from sugary cereals is the future risk of diabetes. According to Time magazine, most of the popular children’s cereals have lots of sugar (between 41% and 56%) and to be more precise, 1 cup of these cereals contain more sugar than a Twinkie or 3 chips cookies!