Food Comparison

February 1999 Issue

A Heap of Hot Cereals to Toast Cold Mornings

Hot cereals rank among the top 10 comfort foods for most people, recalling cozy winter mornings in warm kitchens. Despite their old-fashioned, good-for-you image, however, not all hot cereals measure up nutritionally. Take fiber, for example. Nabisco's Cream of Rice provides zero, whereas John McCann's Irish Oatmeal boasts a more-than-respectable six grams of fiber. It's important to look for a cereal rich in fiber, because it's an easy way to boost the day's

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