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2011 EWG Cereals Report

2011 EWG Cereals Report

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ENVIRONMENTAL WORKINGGROUP
sUGAR IN chILdREN’s cEREALs:
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by Paul Pestano, M.S., EWG Research Analyst, Etan Yeshua, J.D.,Stabile Law Fellow, and Jane Houlihan, M.S.C.E., EWG Senior Vice President or Research
Most parents say no to dessert orbreakast, but many children’s cereals have just as much sugar as a dessert
 
 
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ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP
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Acknowledgements
For reviewing the ndings o this study, we thank Andrew Weil, MD, ounder and director o the integrativemedicine program at the University o Arizona College o Medicine and Proessor o Medicine and PublicHealth; as well as Margo Wootan, D.Sc., Director, Nutrition Policy, and Bethany Pokress, M.S., Nutrition PolicyAssociate, both o the Center or Science in the Public Interest. Contributors to the study included EWG’sSonya Lunder, M.P.H, Senior Scientist; Dawn Undurraga, R.D., Nutritionist; and David Andrews, Ph.D., SeniorScientist. The report was designed by Aman Anderson, and the accompanying website was designed by Taylan“Ty” Yalniz, EWG Web Designers. Special thanks to EWG’s Elaine Shannon, Editor-in-Chie and Publisher, andNils Bruzelius, Executive Editor and Vice President o Publications. Lastly, thanks also go to Katie Ellsworth orthe photographs o children’s cereals, snack cakes and desserts.EWG’s Sugar in Children’s Cereal report was made possible through the generosity o many privatecharitable oundations and EWG’s community o online supporters and individual donors (http://www.ewg.org/about/unding).The opinions expressed in this report are those o EWG and do not necessarily refect the views o reviewers and supporters listed above. EWG is responsible or any errors o act or interpretation contained inthis report.Copyright © December 2011 by Environmental Working Group. All rights reserved.EWG is a nonprot research and advocacy organization with oces in Washington, DC; Oakland, Cali.;and Ames, Iowa. EWG uses the power o inormation to educate the public and decision-makers about a widerange o environmental issues, especially those aecting public health.www.ewg.org
 
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Table of Contents
Summary – Sugar in children’s cereals ..........................................................................................................4EWG’s Healthy Breakast Tips .......................................................................................................................5Section 1 – Study ndings .............................................................................................................................9Section 2 – The politics o nutrition and children’s ood ...........................................................................13Section 3 – The science o sugary breakasts .............................................................................................15Section 4 – Study methodology ..................................................................................................................16Table – 84 children’s cereals assessed against government and industry nutrition guidelines .............19Reerences .....................................................................................................................................................22

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