It’s National Cereal Day! Cereal is the most popular breakfast
food in America, but that wasn’t always the case. Up until the 1860s,
most people ate eggs, bacon, and sausage every morning. Cereal emerged
as a healthier alternative at the end of the 19th century.
The invention of one of the most famous brands of cereal was an
accident. In 1877, two brothers named John Harvey Kellogg and Will Keith
Kellogg were experimenting with food made with boiled wheat. They left a
batch out overnight and returned to find it stale. Instead of throwing
it away, they rolled it out and discovered that each wheat berry formed
its own flake. They tried the same process with corn, and created the
first dry breakfast cereal, which we now know as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes!
Today, 49% of Americans start their day with a bowl of cereal.
Wholegrain cereals are an excellent source of fiber, iron, and B
vitamins. Celebrate National Cereal Day with a bowlful of your favorite
I made french toast and scrambled eggs today. I'm burnt out on Cereals.
I love cereal.
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