I get it. It’s Monday morning, you were in a rush, you wanted a quick breakfast fix so you reached for the box of cereal. It happens. We’ve all been there. But guess what, cereal really isn’t as good for you as the packaging leads you to believe. Many of the health benefits claimed for breakfast cereals depended on fortification rather than micronutrients from the raw ingredients, most of which were either destroyed by the process or stripped away before it.
I could go on about telling you why they aren’t actually that good for you, but why rewrite what has already been written. Here are some great sources you can go to to read more: