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    SHREDDED WHEAT ORIGINAL

    Shredded Wheat Original is a breakfast classic. The original big biscuits are
    made with whole grain wheat, and this recipe hasn’t changed since 1893. The
    delicious flavour comes from one natural ingredient, there is no added
    anything. 

    Features & Benefits

    1. Whole Grain
    2. Very Low Salt
    3. Low in Saturated Fat

    Our ingredients make each bowl of Shredded Wheat Original low in saturated fat, contributing to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

    Also available in Shredded Wheat Bitesize and Honey & Nut.

    Is shredded wheat healthy? 

    Shredded Wheat cereal is made with just 1 ingredient for simple goodness. It is high in fibre and the no.1 ingredient is whole grain wheat. It has no added sugar, salt or sodium and is 100% vegan.

    Two shredded wheat biscuits (45g) with 125ml of semi-skimmed milk contains 222 calories. Shredded Wheat is low in saturated fat. Reducing consumption of saturated fat contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

     

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    Our carefully selected ingredients

    Whole Grain Wheat (100%)

    Reducing consumption of saturated fat contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Shredded Wheat is low in saturated fat.

     

    How much fibre in Shredded Wheat?

    Our Original Big Biscuits are high in fibre. A serving of 2 biscuits provides 6g of fibre.

    100% Whole Grain Content

    Product Whole Grain Product Whole Grain

    Nutritional Info

    Serving Size

    Woman pouring cereals on a spoon

    45 g

    Reference intake for adults per portion 45 g (2 Biscuits)

    Energy

    685kJ
    162kcal

    8 %

    Fat

    1g

    1 %

    Saturates

    0.2g

    1 %

    Sugars

    0.3g

    0.9 %

    Salt

    0.02g

    0.9 %

    of an adult`s RI *

    * Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

    NutritionFacts

    100 g
    Typical Values

    Energy

    1522 kJ/360 kcal

    Fats

    of which Saturates

    2.2 g

    0.5 g

    Carbohydrates

    of which Sugars

    67 g

    0.7 g

    Fibre

    12 g

    Protein

    12 g

    Salt

    0.05 g

    * Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

    NutritionFacts

    45 g (2 Biscuits) + 125 ml semi-skimmed milk
    Typical Values

    Energy

    939 kJ/222 kcal

    Fats

    of which Saturates

    3.0 g

    1.4 g

    Carbohydrates

    of which Sugars

    36 g

    6.2 g

    Fibre

    6 g

    Protein

    10 g

    Salt

    0.17 g

    * Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

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    Do Nestlé products in emerging countries have more salt than products in developed/developing countries?

    For the last 15 years we’ve been working to reduce the sodium (which is the major component of salt) in our breakfast cereals across the world, because we want to keep on making them more nutritious. Achieving consistency on all products, in all countries, takes time - so some may have more sodium than others. Our aim is for all our cereals – globally – to have the same reduced levels of sodium, with a target of less than 135mg per serving in all our children’s products.

    What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?

    As well as being a healthy choice for people who want to reduce the amount of gluten in their diet, or have coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance, Gluten Free Corn Flakes are fortified with B-vitamins, folic acid and iron

    How can I find foods made with whole grain?

    Two things to remember: • Look for food labels where the word 'whole' appears in front of the name of the grain, like “whole wheat” or “wholemeal bread”. • For foods with more than one ingredient, make sure whole grain is listed towards the top of the ingredients list. The further up the list it is, the more whole grain has been used in the recipe. And look out for the percentage of whole grain. You should find this in the ingredients list too.

    I’ve heard a low GI diet can help me lose weight. Is this true?

    It’s too early to say. The science in this area is still emerging. There is evidence that low GI foods take longer to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer, but none that you’ll eat fewer calories at the next meal.

    Why does Nestlé label vegetable oil?

    Because it’s industry practice to label seasonal oils (oils that aren’t consistently available across the year). In Europe it’s now mandatory to detail the types of vegetable oils used in a food product. So it’s no longer permitted to use the term “vegetable oil” on a label.