Posts tagged "study"

Kids: Cartoon Characters Make Cereal Taste Better

An unintentionally-funny, if unsurprising, new study finally proves what we’ve know all along: fun mascots make cereal taste better! Sort of.

Healthy Cereal Update!

Discovery Channel’s Treehugger blog recently posted a list of the “10 Healthiest Cereals” if you’re into that kind of thing. (Not me. Bring on the sugar! More artificial coloring! More, I say!) The cereals they picked are also the “greenest” cereals, and I know what they meant, but that just sounds gross. The list seems

BREAKING: Consuming Sugary Cereal Increases Sugar Consumption

In this shocking new study published in Pediatrics, scientists have successfully proven that children who eat breakfast cereals with sugar are consuming more sugar than children who eat low-sugar breakfast cereals. High-sugar cereals increase children’s total sugar consumption and reduce the overall nutritional quality of their breakfast. Won’t somebody please think of the children?! Another

Government Cereal Watchdog Ranks Cereals – with Shocking Results!

Well, not that shocking. The Food Advertising to Children and Teens Score (FACTS) was developed to scientifically measure food marketing to youth. While young people are exposed to marketing for a variety of food products, cereal was chosen as the first food category to be evaluated using FACTS because cereal companies target children more often