What’s for breakfast? Not Oatmeal…

Check this out… Your average American “heart-healthy” breakfast bowl of oatmeal is nutritionally the same as a 4 inch oatmeal cookie…

Nutrition Value Quaker Oatmeal Raisin Cookies:
1 four inch cookie

Calories 170
Total Fat 4.5g
Total Carbohydrate 33g
Protein 3g

Nutrition Value Typical Oatmeal Breakfast:
1/3 cup rolled oats, ¼ cup of blueberries, ¼ cup 1% milk, 1 tsp brown sugar

171 Calories
Total Fat not a significant source of fat
Total Carbohydrate 33 grams

Protein 1.5 grams

One Response to What’s for breakfast? Not Oatmeal…

  1. Ryan Kinyon says:

    Funny, because so many guys and gals at the station eat oatmeal thinking it’s a healthy start to the day. 33g of Carbs is a big start in my opinion. Knowing what I know now though, I’d rather have the cookie.

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