Today is National Cereal Day! What’s the #1 Breakfast Cereal?
It's National Cereal Day and that my sound very trivial but there's a lot more to cereal than you can even imagine!!! But before we begin with all the things about cereal you don't know,....what's your guess as to what the #1 Selling Breakfast Cereal
According to www.nationalcerealday.com/ In the 1800's Cereal used to be thought as the Wonder Food for those who were ailing! The Website claims the following:
Strange that the invention of breakfast cereal was founded on the fact that the American diet of the mid 1800's was a poor one packed with protein, booze and caffeine. Or maybe it’s not so strange. After all, cereal was considered a remedy – a sort of 19th-century health or wonder food for the ailing masses.
So if you’re raising a milk-sopped spoonful of oats or bran or wheat today, give a little nod to
National Cereal Day, which honors this classic morning meal and midnight snack on March 7.
Some more interesting CEREAL FACTS, according to www.nationalcerealday.com/:
Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch. He was born on Crunch Island in the Sea of Milk. In 2013, a food blogger noticed the Cap’n’s uniform only sported three stripes instead of four. This would make him a Navy Commander, a step down from a true Captain. When word got out, Cap’n Crunch declared on Twitter, “Of course I’m a Cap’n! It’s the Crunch—not the clothes—that make a man.”
Kix cereal issued its atomic-energy inspired Lone Ranger ring in 1947. The ring actually contained trace amounts of radioactive polonium which glowed. Sadly, the material inside the rings had a short shelf life and none in existence work today.
Of the more than 314 million people in the U.S., 49 per cent start their day with a bowl of cereal.
Astronauts from Apollo 11 boosted their brain power while in space with a cereal breakfast. The cereal was mixed with fruit and pressed into cubes since the lack of gravity kept the astronauts from pouring it into a bowl with milk.
There are 2.7 billion boxes -- enough to wrap around the earth thirteen times -- of cereal sold every year.
WHAT IS THE #1 BREAKFAST CEREAL?
(according to https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/03/18/the-most-popular-breakfast-cereals-in-america-today/?utm_term=.a15bb6502984)