If breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, then choosing the right cereal is key for a healthy start. While many of us are guilty of skipping breakfast, it’s a bad thing to do – and not just because you kick off the day with a hungry stomach.
“Sumo wrestlers, for example, actually skip breakfast to gain weight,” explains nutritionist Melissa Ramos of Sexy Food Therapy. “So breakfast actually helps to move the metabolism in the morning.”
On this episode of The Perfect Bite, host Andrea Jenna and Melissa Ramos examine the nutritional claims made by five popular cereal brands, and see if the claims match the actual nutritional value.
Special K Satisfaction (Andrea’s favourite, least healthy option)
“It’s a big sugary for me,” Melissa immediately comments.
“I probably have the worst taste because I actually really like this,” Andrea admits of the cereal which she calls a “party in your mouth.”
But, unfortunately, while it’s tasty, the Special K doesn’t fare the best health-wise.
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