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Uncle Sam Cereals Receives Heart Healthy Certification By The American Heart Association


Eugene, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2015

Attune Foods, makers of Uncle Sam, a Non-GMO Project Verified fiber and protein cereal brand, brings in the New Year with the Heart-Check mark certification from the American Heart Association® on two cereals. Uncle Sam® Original Wheat Berry Flakes and Uncle Sam® Skinner’s Raisin Bran will now feature the well-known Heart-Check mark on the packaging for consumers to easily recognize these cereals as a heart-healthy option. As individuals commit to a healthier lifestyle in the New Year, Uncle Sam® is committed to upholding this prestigious honor for its better-for-you cereals.

Uncle Sam® is a 107 year-old brand most recognized for its high-fiber cereal options that are made from simple ingredients. After a review process to ensure the products met all nutritional guidelines, the American Heart Association® certified Uncle Sam® Original Wheat Berry Flakes and Uncle Sam® Skinner’s Raisin Bran as cereal options that can be a part of a heart healthy diet. The Original Wheat Berry Flakes is made from just four simple ingredients and offers 10 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein per serving, and the Skinner’s Raisin Bran has 6 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein per serving. The new recognition of Uncle Sam® cereals is not only great for consumers looking to live healthier in the New Year, but also benefits retailers that are expanding their healthy breakfast offerings with better-for-you alternatives to sugar-saturated cereals.

“We are honored to receive such a highly coveted certification by the American Heart Association®, as we pride ourselves on providing wholesome cereals that are simple and non-GMO,” said Attune Foods Director of Marketing, Rob Goluba. “For those utilizing the New Year as an opportunity to get back on track with their health and nutrition goals, we want Uncle Sam® to be the go-to choice that jump starts their mornings and nutritiously powers them throughout the day!”

Uncle Sam® Original Wheat Berry Flakes and Uncle Sam® Skinner’s Raisin Bran is available in the cereal aisle of natural and conventional grocery stores nationwide. For more information about the Heart-Check Food Certification Program, please visit http://www.Heartcheckmark.org. For more information about Uncle Sam®, please visit http://www.UncleSamCereal.com.

About Uncle Sam®:

An American original since 1908, Uncle Sam® whole grain cereals was founded by physician, Lafayette Coltrin, who had a striking resemblance to our nation’s Uncle Sam character. The line of high fiber and heart-healthy cereals is made from simple and non-GMO ingredients. Due to the healthy nutritional profile of Uncle Sam® products, the cereal is widely recommended by physicians, dietitians, nutritionists, fitness experts and healthcare professionals. For more information on Uncle Sam® cereal, please visit http://www.UncleSamCereal.com.







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