Is Cream of Wheat healthy?


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Cream of Wheat is a healthy breakfast option. It is enriched with calcium, iron and B vitamins such as niacinamide, thiamine and riboflavin. It is also a good source of protein and whole-wheat carbohydrates. Cream of Wheat is made from ground whole-wheat semolina.

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One 3-tablespoon serving of Cream of Wheat, when prepared with 1 1/2 cup of non fat milk, contains 70 percent of a person's daily calcium requirement and 50 percent of the iron requirement, as well as 16 grams of protein and 43 grams of carbohydrates. Adding bran or flax seed and fresh fruit boosts the nutrition content.

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