Eating for your health doesn't have to be complicated. It’s about focusing on what’s good for you: simple, whole grain goodness. Post Shredded Wheat contains 0mg sodium and 0mg cholesterol per serving. Making whole grain Post Shredded Wheat part of your regular diet, at breakfast or any other meal, is just one way to choose a healthier lifestyle. Get even more expert nutrition and health information by browsing the topics below.
What is Fiber?
There are two types of fiber – insoluble and soluble. Insoluble fiber adds bulk to the diet and is found primarily in the skins of fruits and vegetables and the bran portion of whole grains. It helps promote a healthy digestive system. Soluble fiber absorbs water and forms a gel which prolongs stomach emptying time. Find soluble fiber in whole grains, legumes and fruits and vegetables.
Being active every day is a great way to help manage your weight. It's easier to stick with a plan if you pick activities you like. Ask your spouse or a friend to join you to make it even more enjoyable, and to keep you motivated. And as always, be sure to check with your health care professional before you begin any exercise program.
Diets Rich in Whole Grains Lower Risk for Heart Disease
Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol may help reduce the risk of heart disease, and may also help with weight management as part of an active, healthy lifestyle and calorie-controlled diet.
Post Shredded Wheat cereals, made of 100% natural whole wheat, have always been a heart-healthy choice. They're loaded with whole grain (at least 16g whole grain per serving).