Cheerios Essay

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Cheerios For several years Cheerios has provided great tasting breakfast cereals for many years beginning in 1941 when General Mills released the first “ready to eat” oatmeal cereal: Cheerioats. This was just the beginning for General Mills. Later, more cereals were created with different flavors and names. Two of these concoctions were Honey Nut and Apple Cinnamon Cheerios. Although they both carry the famed name Cheerios, both cereals are different in taste but almost exactly the same in vitamins and minerals. These cereals offer a variety of health benefits such as lowering high cholesterol. And providing families with food that everyone can enjoy. Honey Nut and Apple Cinnamon Cheerios are both high in folic acid, which helps prevent birth defects and improves the spinal system of new born babies. Calcium and Phosphorus can also be found in these Cheerios, they help improve eye sight and bone health by making them stronger. Other vitamins like Vitamin B12 and Vitamin B6 which all help in improving health. Even though these cereals are almost exactly the same in nutrients and minerals they differ in ingredients. Both have Oats and other grains as their base, but from there these two breakfast cereals begin to take their own shape. Of course the Honey Nut Cheerios have honey and ground almonds mixed in, to give off their great honey taste. While on the other hand, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios have dried apple pieces, cinnamon and brown sugar. Both add preservatives to add freshness to the cereals. Sometimes the preservatives can be harmful if not properly used which does not happen very often. The big question is which is healthier Honey Nut or Apple Cinnamon. This all depends on what your body needs and does not. Both are very healthy and as said before the may help lower cholesterol, leading to a healthier heart. Thus, Cheerios brand cereal has and continue to

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