Kashi 7 Whole Grain Cereal Puffs
Crunchy cereal puffs made from 7 whole grains and sesame. 0 g Sugar. In 1984, our mission to help people enjoy more healthy foods was sparked by our passion for whole grain nutrition. After mixing grains and seeds for months in our hometown of La Jolla, California, we chose our unique blend of Kashi Seven Whole Grain & Sesame for its supreme nutritional profile - a complete plant protein with energy sustaining complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Our heritage blend started out as Kashi Pilaf, but continues to inspire nearly every food we make. Whole Grains For Health: Whole grains are truly one of nature's superfoods. Sure, they're known for their fiber content, but they're also packed with hundreds of beneficial phytochemicals, selenium and vitamin E. Eating more whole grains is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, a healthier body mass index, more hunger satisfaction and better blood sugar control; all important factors to maintaining a healthy weight and feeling great. Whole grains also provide a variety of colors, textures, shapes and flavors, which adds up to pure eating enjoyment - something we believe is equally important to great health. But how much is enough? Experts recommend 3 or more servings of whole grains per day. Beginning your day with Kashi cereal is an excellent start; here are some more yummy whole grain offerings from Kashi! Kashi Seven Whole Grains & Sesame: Buckwheat - Hearty in flavor and a good source of fiber, buckwheat is actually a seed-like fruit, closely related to rhubarb; Triticale - A natural cross between durum wheat and rye, this unique grain is higher in protein and more robust than its parents; Rye - A staple grain made popular in medieval times, rye was chosen for its distinct flavor when combined with other whole grains; Hard Red Winter Wheat - A hardy winter crop, this wheat berry is naturally higher in protein and gluten than traditional durum wheat; Barley - Sweet and nutty in flavor, barley was considered strength food among early gladiators and is also terrific source of soluble fiber; Oats - Prized for their cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber, oats provide a natural sweetness all their own; Long Grain Brown Rice - Delicate in flavor, brown rice has five times the fiber of white rice and is intimately involved in food culture throughout the world; Sesame Seeds - Once credited with mystic powers (Open, sesame!) sesame seeds were the key to forming a complete protein in our Seven Whole Grains & Sesame blend and impart their distinct essence to our foods. Exchange: 1 Carbohydrate. (Based on Exchange Lists for Meal Planning, copyright 2003 by the American Diabetes Assoc. and The American Dietetic Assoc.) Nutritionists recommend eating at least 3 - 1 oz equivalents of whole grain products daily (about 16 g whole grains/serving or 48 g/day). A serving of Kashi Puffs provides 1/3 of the recommended 48 g of whole grains.