Kashi Go Lean Crisp cereal goes non-GMO and nutrition plummets

| June 3, 2014
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Take a look at Kashi’s Go Lean Crisp! cereal. The company, which is actually owned by Kellogg’s, has recently received verification that the Go Lean cereal does not contain GMOs. The problem is, that change resulted in making the cereal less good for you.

Luckily, the stores are still in the process of selling out the old GMO versions of the cereal, so a comparison is exceptionally easy. The calories went from 180 per serving to 190 per serving. Saturated fat when from 0 to 0.5 g. The potassium went from 250 to 210. Soluble fiber dropped from 5 to 4 g, while insoluble fiber went from 3 to 4. Sugar also increased from 10 to 11 g. Phosphorus from 15 percent down to 10 percent. Iron went from 8 to 10 percent of RDA. Finally, magnesium went from 10 to 8 percent of RDA. In other words: the non-GMO cereal is less healthy for you. Just more proof that the war on biotechnology isn’t about health and nutrition and making food safer. It isn’t about protecting consumers from “big ag” or “evil Monsanto.”

Read the full, original article: Another cereal becomes less healthy to sport “no-GMO” label

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