It’s September and so much is going on.
It’s time to celebrate
Whole Grains Month and
National Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn how to help
Kashi feed the hungry and get their latest non-GMO news. Peruse our two new
retail dietitian toolkits. And because fall is in the air, enjoy our recipe for flavorful, fiber-full
Slow Cooker Pork stew.
Promote Whole Grains Month – and Fiber, Too
Whole Grains Month is a great time to promote MyPlate’s message to
make at least half of your grains whole grains. When you do,
remember fiber, too!
Surprisingly, eight out of 10
consumers mistakenly believe
that “whole grain” on a product
label means the product is a
good or excellent source of
fiber.1 In reality, the
fiber content of whole grains
and whole-grain foods varies
widely, which means people may
not get the fiber they expect –
or the health benefits,
according to a
position paper by
the American Society for
Confusion about the fiber
content of whole grains may fuel
the fact that about 95%
of Americans don’t meet daily
Advise people to make
doubly-good whole-grain choices
by checking the Nutrition Facts
panel for options that are
least a good source of fiber (3
grams or 10% DV per serving).
• Download the MyPlate handout,
10 tips to help you eat whole
Say ¡Si! to National Hispanic Month (9/15 – 10/15)
Are you seeking nutrition info
for National Hispanic
Spanish-speaking audiences will
appreciate these resources.
• Our HealthyBeginnings.com Spanish website offers articles on healthy eating for moms, wholesome family-friendly recipes, tools to track health goals and lists of WIC-approved
Kellogg’s® cereals by state.
• This informative article on
kids and fiber, located on
new Hispanic digital site
diasgrandiosos.com, gives parents tips to
help kids meet fiber
Kashi Feed the Hungry – and Get Their New
Retail Toolkit, Too
Kashi is on a quest to fight hunger – and you can help, too.
This month, Kashi is donating $150,000 to
Feeding America – that amounts to
more than one million meals. Please help
match the donation by going to www.kashi.com/feed. Spread the word, too!
Watch for campaign information on packages of Kashi GOLEAN® and
Organic Promise® cereals.
Retail dietitians – keep the journey going with
new retail toolkit, featuring handouts and recipes to use in your stores.
• Get the
Kashi retail toolkit now.
Kashi is Committed to Non-GMO
Did you know that Kashi is currently the largest provider (based on dollar sales) of Non-GMO Project Verified cereals in the US?*
GOLEAN Crisp!® and
GOLEAN Crunch!® cereals join the 10+
Kashi® products, including the
Organic Promise® line, previously verified by the Non-GMO Project.
And the total is growing. By the end of 2015, more than half of
Kashi® foods will be Non-GMO Project Verified.**
• Read more about Kashi’s commitment to non-GMO foods.