The nutritional quality of South African ready-to-eat breakfast cereals

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 30, issue 4, 2017 , pages: 93–100
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2017.1319124
Author(s): Nicola Laurelle WilesDietetics & Human Nutrition, South Africa


Background: Internationally, ready-to-eat breakfast cereals (RTEBC) make an important contribution to the nutritional intake of children. Significant differences have been found between the nutritional quality of children and non-children’s RTEBC. South Africa has strict legislation regarding the use of nutrition claims to promote products.

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