Monsoon Harvest Toasted Millet Muesli, Cranberries and Almond, contains rolled oats, almonds, cranberries, and several different millets and seeds.
The product has a very high sugar (palm sugar and honey) content of 8.6 gm per serving. Also people like to add more sugar to their breakfast cereals, making it more sugary and unsafe for themselves.
With a high content of whole grains in the product, it is high on starch as well. This, combined with sugar and fairly low protein in a meal replacement is not a very good thing for people who are obese or those with lifestyle disease.
The foodnetindia rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating: 5 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
In India the concept of breakfast cereals like Muesli is gaining popularity due to aggressive marketing, and the perception among the masses that it is healthy and safe.
We at foodnetindia feel that this kind of product, which consists predominantly of whole grains and a little fruit with added sugar, is definitely not healthier. We recommend that it should not be consumed as a meal replacement, but as a part of an otherwise healthy and nutritionally diverse meal.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating: 6 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
We would have given the product, with it’s mixture of grains, nuts and seeds, a higher rating, however, we don’t like the fact that it has a high sugar content of 8.6 gm per serving gm. Due to this high sugar content, we cannot recommend this product for people suffering from obesity or lifestyle diseases. We will not recommend it as a wholesome meal replacement even for healthy, as it is protein deficient and packs a lot of sugar and starch.
Ingredients of Concern in Monsoon Harvest Toasted Millet Muesli, Cranberries and Almonds:
This food product contains 8.6 gm of sugar per serving, which is very high. In a product like museli, this is made worse by the fact that most people tend to add more sugar to their cereals.
Ingredients present in Monsoon Harvest Toasted Millet Muesli, Cranberries and Almonds which are not a concern
- Rolled Oats
- Millets: Finger Millet (Ragi) Flakes, Pearl Millet (Bajra) Flakes
- Sunflower Oil
- Sesame Seeds
- Cinnamon Powder
- Natural Mixed Tocopherols (IN307b)
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