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Seven Sundays Muesli Cereal - Early Riser Mix Dark Chocolate Almond -- 12 oz


Seven Sundays Muesli Cereal - Early Riser Mix Dark Chocolate Almond
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Seven Sundays Muesli Cereal - Early Riser Mix Dark Chocolate Almond -- 12 oz

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Seven Sundays Muesli Cereal - Early Riser Mix Dark Chocolate Almond Description

  • Modern Muesli Mixes that Taste Delicious
  • Eat Real Food
  • Gluten Free
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • No Added Sugar
  • Plant-Based Protein
  • Vegan
  • 100% Whole Grain
  • 100% Real - No Weird Stuff
  • Kosher

A love of dark chocolate and the quiet early morning hours before the kids are awake was the inspiration behind our Early Riser Mix. We recommend eating straight out of the bag with cold milk at any time of day.

 

Ingredients to Crow About

  • Oats • Dates • Sorghum Flakes • Dark Chocolate
  • Almonds • Coconut Cocoa Powder • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Pure Vanilla Extract • Cinnamon


Directions

Just Add Milk or Make it Your Own

 

Prepare Cold: Mix equal parts muesli & milk. Enjoy immediately or cover and let soak in the fridge for 30 minutes to overnight.

 

Prepare Hot: Mix equal parts muesli & milk or water. Microwave for 1 minute or cook on the stove for 3 minutes.

Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, refined sugar, added sugar.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 Cup (60 g)
Servings per Container: About 6
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories250
Total Fat8 g10%
   Saturated Fat3 g15%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate38 g14%
   Dietary Fiber6 g21%
   Total Sugars8 g
     Includes 1g Added Sugars3%
Protein8 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium30 mg2%
Iron2.7 mg15%
Potassium200 mg4%
Other Ingredients: Gluten free oats, dates (dates, rice flour), sorghum flakes, dark chocolate (coconut sugar, coconut liquor, cocoa butter), almonds, coconut, cocoa powder, pumpkin seeds, pure vanilla extract, cinnamon.

Contains: Tree Nuts. Made on equipment that also processes sesame and soy. May contain pit or shell fragments.

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What are ultraprocessed foods?

Ultraprocessed foods typically have many added ingredients that push them far beyond food in its natural state. Highly processed foods are made mostly of substances that are extracted from other foods, including added sugars, fats and hydrogenated fats, and starches. Foods that are ultraprocessed are often high in sodium, as well as artificial colors and flavors or stabilizers. Examples of ultraprocessed foods include:
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  • Fast food
  • Frozen meals
  • Packaged cookies
  • Snacks high in sodium
Sometimes, ultraprocessed foods are simply versions of foods that normally are healthful, but that have been tweaked into a less healthful state. For example, an apple is a healthful natural food. But ultraprocessed applesauce might contain ascorbic acid to prevent browning and high-fructose corn syrup to sweeten it. In the study linking ultraprocessed foods and depression, the researchers noted that consuming foods with artificial sweeteners and drinking artificially sweetened beverages appears to be especially likely to trigger depression. Jessi Holden -- a Michigan-based registered dietitian nutritionist, culinary dietitian and owner of The Kitchen Invitation -- says examining packaging closely is one way to identify such foods. “Foods most likely to contain artificial sweeteners would be foods labeled as sugar-free or sometimes ‘no sugar added,’” says Holden, who was not involved in the study. Such foods might include canned fruit or cups of fruit, diet soda, sugar-free candy, sugar-free desserts, and low-sugar beverages, she says.

How are ultraprocessed foods bad for your health?

Millions of us love ultraprocessed foods and find them hard to resist. But the American Medical Association says eating ultraprocessed foods on a regular basis raises your risk of several health problems, including:
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While the precise link between consuming ultraprocessed foods and depression remains unclear, the researchers note that some data suggests artificial sweeteners “elicit purinergic transmission in the brain” that may lead to depression. In an interview with USA Today, one of the study’s co-authors -- Dr. Andrew Chan, professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health -- also mentioned that eating ultraprocessed foods has been linked with chronic inflammation in the body. In turn, inflammation has been associated with a higher risk of depression. The researchers say it is unclear whether the findings of the study -- which focused on women -- also apply to men.

Should you eliminate ultraprocessed foods from your diet?

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Tips for reducing your intake of ultraprocessed foods

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  • Instant flavored oatmeal/whole oat groats
  • Peanut butter with added sugar/Peanuts in the shell
  • Breaded fish sticks/fresh fish
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