Did you know that cereal, a beloved breakfast item, has a strange
history that includes religious mania, mind control, food guns, and
the realization that kids have immense marketing
When you remove those factors, do you have a healthy product? Tony
the Tiger might stop telling children that cereal is
if he knew they were full of refined grains, GMOs, pesticides,
herbicides, and sugar that are causing all kinds of health problems
for the millions of people who start their day with a bowl of this
But are granola and organic cereals any better? Is this food
children and adults should be eating first thing in the
That’s what we will explore in this episode of Fatal
What we discuss:
05:15: What is the history of cereal?
10:02: Why is cereal a fatal convenience?
13:59: What can you eat instead of sugary cereals?
Reliable Sources where you can learn
A fun read from the NY Times on the history of cerealhere
A study on added sugar consumption and chronic disease risk
HealthLine article on 12 healthy breakfast choiceshere
I’m Darin Olien, the “Superfood Hunter.”
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On this podcast, you’ll hear honest conversations with extraordinary people that educate and inspire me. We cover everything from nutrition and mental health to sustainable ways of living.
We also dive into life's Fatal Conveniences™. These are the things that we're doing or consuming in our day-to-day life that may actually be harming us, or the Earth.