There are lots of low carb cereal choices available on the market today. It is important to read the labels and make sure they don’t contain ingredients that aren’t good for you. What kinds of things should you avoid in a low carb cereal?
Artificial sweeteners, maltodextrin, partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, malitol and dextrose should not be consumed. Many health foods stores have the best options for low carb cereals, so look there first. Talk to one of the staff and find out which cereals they recommend.
They will not give dietary advice, but can help you find a cereal that will fit into a low carb eating plan. It may be a cereal they eat themselves or something another customer has recommended. The idea is to do your homework and find a breakfast cereal that will work for you. If you can’t find a pre-packaged cereal you like, then you can make your own. Here are a couple of ideas:
Old Fashioned Oatmeal: Oatmeal is filling; helps regulate blood sugar and can lower your cravings for sweet foods. Try the following recipe: 100 grams of oatmeal, 1 ½ cups of water, 1/3 cup of milk and ¼ teaspoon of organic Stevia powder. Simply add the oats and water to a microwave safe bowl and stir until combined. Place it in the microwave and cook on high for four minutes. Remove from the microwave add the milk and sweetener and enjoy.
Flax Seed And Cinnamon: This recipe is incredibly easy to make. All you need is 1 cup of flax seed meal, ½ cup of boiling water, ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of almond or peanut butter. Put the flax seed meal and cinnamon in a bowl, pour the hot water over the top and then add the almond or peanut butter. Mix thoroughly until it looks smooth and creamy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diet
These cereals are a simple, quick and easy way to start your day. Alternatively, you can check the internet for plenty of low carb cereal recipes. We hope you found this article helpful and informative.