Is Weetabix Healthy?
Weetabix is the ultimate cereal for many people for a fuss-free breakfast. But is Weetabix healthy? Find out all you need to know here.
What is Weetabix?
Weetabix is a popular breakfast cereal in the UK. Made from whole grain wheat, Weetabix are biscuits that can be eaten dry or with milk for breakfast or a snack.
Is Weetabix vegan?
Weetabix doesn’t contain any animal products, making it completely vegan. It is also approved by the Vegan Society and PETA, so it’s a great cereal for anyone on a plant-based diet.
Does Weetabix have nutritional value?
Weetabix is high in fibre, and is fortified, like most cereals, with extra minerals such as calcium and iron. They also contain folic acid, which is key for healthy cell and tissue development.
Is Weetabix healthy?
Ultimately Weetabix is a great cereal to have for breakfast. It is low in salt and sugar — one biscuit contains one hundredth of a teaspoon of salt, which is 0.8% of the FSA's suggested daily salt intake, and less than a fifth of a teaspoon of sugar (0.9g). It can absolutely be eaten in a balanced and healthy diet.
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by Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.