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Old 01-19-2013, 04:06 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by ollinger View Post
Grape Nuts is the Lance Armstrong of breakfast cereals --- no grapes, no nuts, a total deception. Made largely from wheat and barley, no particular health benefits. Cheerios are made from oats, well known to help lower cholesterol and raise HDL, also contains the type of soluble fiber believed to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Grape nuts when wet degrade quickly into a heavy sludge reminiscent of heavily used kitty litter. To me, the choice is clear.
Yes, but there's something addictive in that kitty litter sludge, I swear... Taste issues aside, if Cheerios are that much better for you, how come Grape Nuts seems to be considered a fairly healthy choice that ranks with cheerios on various "good" cereal lists I've seen?

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Originally Posted by purple-n-gold View Post
I do a mix of grape nuts and kashi crunch. I'll have the honeynut cheerios occas as a treat, to me theyre more like a sweet snack.
Honeynut cheerios are like crack. I don't think I could have them in the house. (You know, along with keeping the crack out of the house...)
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