Cereals provide a lot of health benefits and it should be included in our daily diet. Cereal could be an addition to the breakfast or it could be a bedtime snack. A bowl of cereal can energize the mind and body. Cereals provide a lot of proteins and it has got vitamins. It is essential that cereals should be included in the diet of the children for their healthy growth. Many innovative and tasty recipes could be made by using cereals. Cereals make us healthy and it deserves a day on which it should be celebrated.
History of national cereal day
Cereal has been a popular food in America since 19th century, so the trend of celebrating a day would have started sometime during the 19th century or after that. It is known that the national cereal day is celebrated on March 7 annually in the United States of America and a few other countries. There is a long history on the cereals but there isn’t much evidence on who started the national cereal day and when was it started.
Few historical facts about cereals
The cereal revolution was created by a person called Ferdinand Schumacher who was an immigrant from Germany living America. His the company which was called the German Mills American Oatmeal Company was the first commercial oatmeal company in America.
The first breakfast cereal called the Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.
Now the kellog’s is the most popular brand among the cereals. Dr Jhon Harvey Kellog experiment with Granula and he got his patent in 1991. He boiled wheat and rolled it into thin films and he baked the resulting flakes in the oven. The cornflakes were launched into the market in 1895.
In 1898 Charles W.post introduced Grape nuts in 1898 and soon the post toasties were invented.
As the Kellogg’s corn flakes and post toasties got its fame the city of Battle Creek, Michigan is nicknamed the “cereal capital of the world”.
What should we do on national cereal day?
Cereal is a health product that the entire family should have. The entire family should be gathered together on the national cereal day to have a bowl of cereal during the breakfast, lunch or dinner. The best way to make a tribute to the national cereal day is to make a yummy recipe out of cereal and share the same with friends and family.
Why should we celebrate national cereal day
The cereals have got a long history. Cereals are good for health whether we toil and make a bowl of cereal in a natural and traditional way or grab a packet from the market and a cup of boiled milk to relish it. The day should be celebrated to pay a tribute to makers of cereals.
Cereal is popular all over the world. The recipe that involves the usage of cereals may differ, but the health benefit that is received from cereal is the same around the world. The awareness of including cereal in the daily diet must be spread on the national cereal day.
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