Granola provides multiple benefits to human health, such as vitamins, iron and fiber.
Granola consumption can bring great benefits when included in a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about its nutritional contribution.
Granola has a significant amount of vitamins, it has thiamin and folate, belonging to the B complex vitamins, these help generate energy for metabolism and regulate the nervous system.
Iron is a necessary mineral for the growth and development of the body, since it facilitates the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the different parts of the body. It also allows the manufacture of myoglobin, which is a protein that supplies oxygen to the muscles.
Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that provides great benefits in digestive health and in general health. It is regularly found in whole grains and cereals such as oatmeal.
Certain studies have identified that consuming a high-fiber breakfast, as part of a correct diet, can have a positive impact on the intestinal microbiota of adults. It has also been identified that oat fiber is a mixture of soluble and insoluble fiber that positively affects the growth of good bacteria. According to studies, the allies of a complete breakfast are: 1. Whole grain or whole grain cereals, because they provide complex carbohydrates, such as fiber, 2. Fruit, provides vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and 3. Milk, contributes with protein of high quality, calcium and bioactive compounds.
For this reason, Kellogg integrates granola in its cereals, to give us a delicious mix of three cereals: oats, rice and corn, combined with pieces of fruit and a touch of honey.
“At Kellogg we are committed to contributing to the nutrition and well-being of our consumers. Always seeking to go further to create a broad portfolio of products tailored to the tastes and preferences of our consumers, we launched Kellogg’s Granolas to start the day in a nutritious and delicious way, with a touch of natural honey and fruits in their brands of Choco Krispis® with pieces of blueberries and Zucaritas® with pieces of banana.” said Felipe Morales, Director of Categories for Central America and the Caribbean at Kellogg.
Adequate consumption of granola becomes increasingly relevant, due to its benefits. Oatmeal also helps maintain adequate cholesterol levels and helps prevent different diseases.
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