According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 98.6 million adults in the United States have total blood cholesterol levels of 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or above, which is considered high risk since cholesterol plays a part in serious health problems including heart attack, stroke and heart disease.
Cheerios is made with 100 percent natural whole grain oats, which contribute to its cholesterol-lowering benefits. The whole grain oats in Cheerios contain soluble fiber that act as tiny sponges to soak up and remove some cholesterol from the body. Additionally, Cheerios contains only 1 gram of sugar and has no artificial colors or flavors.
To learn more about the health benefits of Cheerios, visit www.cheerios10in1.com.
Cheerios, America's No. 1 cereal, debuted in 1941 as Cheerioats. The nation's first ready-to-eat oat cereal has since become one of the most trusted and recognized brands in America. In fact, one of every eight boxes of cereal sold in America is a box of Cheerios. General Mills' popular franchise includes Cheerios, Honey Nut Cheerios, Frosted Cheerios, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, MultiGrain Cheerios, Berry Burst Cheerios, Fruity Cheerios, Cheerios Crunch and Yogurt Burst Cheerios. For more information, go to www.cheerios.com.
About General Mills
One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in over 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A., General Mills had FY2008 global net sales of US$ 14.9 billion, including the comp
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