Wheaties™ Cereal 10.9 oz Box
With whole grain first ingredient. Per 3/4 Cup: 100 calories; 0 g sat fat (0%); 190 mg sodium (8%); 4 g sugars; 3 g fiber (12%); Iron (45%). The breakfast of champions. More whole grain than any other ingredient! (as compared to any other single ingredient). Toasted whole wheat flakes. Toasted deliciousness. 100% whole wheat flakes. This cereal contains 22 g whole grain per serving. At least 48 grams recommended daily. 100% Whole Grain: 22 g or more per serving. Eat 48 g or more of whole grains daily. A whole grain food is made by using all three parts of the grain. All General Mills Big G cereals contain more whole grain than any other single ingredient. Did You Know? The USDA recommends looking for products that name whole grain first on the ingredient list. Now, all General Mills Big G Cereals have more whole grain than any other ingredient! (as compared to any other single ingredient). Thats why its first on the ingredient list! Look for the white check! Its easy to get whole grain - all your favorite General Mills Big G cereals have it. 100 calories. Nutrition Keys icons are provided to help guide food choices. They show calorie and nutrient amounts in a serving and the % daily value, when available. Refer to the Nutrition Facts panel for more information. Wheaties - an American icon for almost a century, the orange box has made Wheaties a genuine American icon and a metaphor for greatness. An accidental discovery: In 1922, a cereal was born as a result of an accidental spill of a wheat bran mixture onto a hot stove and was named Washburns Gold Medal Whole Wheat Flakes. In 1924, the name Wheaties was chosen by a company-wide contest, beating out any other suggestions such as Nutties and Gold Medal Wheat Flakes. An American slogan - In 1933, Wheaties began its association with sports through sponsoring the Minneapolis Millers baseball teams radio broadcasts. When asked what should be placed on a sign for Wheaties, Knox Reeves, it is said, sketched a Wheaties box on a pad of paper, thought for a moment, and wrote Wheaties - The Breakfast of Champions. Changing History - In 1937, Wheaties most popular announcer was awarded a trip to spring training in California. While there, he took a screen test that led to his eventual film career. That mans name was Ronald Reagan, who would go on to become the 40th president of the Untied States. A New Frontier - In 1939, Wheaties sponsored the first commercial sports broadcast on the new media of the time, television. Face of Wheaties - In 1958, Bob Richards, a two-time gold medalist in the pole vault, became the first athlete to appear on the font of a Wheaties box. Generations of the Greatest Athletes - Many of the greatest athletes of all time, including Muhammad Ali, have said that being on the Wheaties box is something theyll never forget. The Launch of Wheaties Fuel - In 2010, Wheaties Fuel was launched. A collaboration between Wheaties and some of Americas top athletes, Fuel provides 24 grams of whole grain (at least 48 grams recommended daily), an excellent source of fiber and 100% Daily value of 5 B-vitamins with a delicious honey cinnamon taste. You better eat your Wheaties. Exchange: 1-1/2 starch. Exchange calculations based on Choose Your Foods: Exchanges Lists for Diabetes copyright 2008 the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association.