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The contribution of whole grains to a healthy diet

The contribution of whole grains to a healthy diet

Guatemala. A balanced breakfast, in addition to providing the necessary energy and nutrients that a person needs, can be related to mood and physical and mental performance during the day.

For Nestlé, feeding Guatemalan families is the most important thing, so year after year our experts continue to innovate and renew our products to provide nutritious, rich-tasting food.

“The natural nature of Nestlé Corn Flakes stems from the origin of their cereal-based or whole-grain cereals, gluten-free, without artificial colors and flavors and without added sugar. It provides antioxidants and 5 vitamins and minerals, each husk,” said Mariana Nozteczios, Director of Cereales Nestlé Centroamérica. Transporter of important nutrients.

Crunchy, delicious and made with whole grains, the vast majority of Nestlé cereals are fortified with 5 vitamins and 2 minerals, including riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid, pantothenic acid, iron and calcium.

“Fortified food is food to which additional nutrients or nutrients are added to which food is not usually added, in order to increase and improve its nutritional value, and thus help prevent or correct deficiencies of said nutrients in the population. Essentially, it is a strategy for preventing and controlling vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Therefore, fortified foods are a nutritional tool that helps keep us healthy and strong, and helps us meet the daily requirements for certain nutrients,” explains Patricia Vial, Director of Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing at Nestlé Central America.

Vial concludes, “A 30-gram serving of Nestlé cereal, including cornflakes, can provide at least 15% of the recommended reference value for each micronutrient listed on the vitamins and minerals table in the box.” This means that eating cereal for breakfast, for example, helps family members get the vitamins and minerals they need each day.

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With Corn Flakes, Nestlé reaffirms its commitment to developing the full power of food to improve the quality of life, today and for generations to come.

Source. Central America and the Caribbean digital newspaper