Food for Life Products, in business for over 40 years, produces all-natural, live-sprouted grain breads and baked goods, including whole grain cereals 123. You will never find dough conditioners, artificial additives, flavors, colors or preservatives in any of Food for Life product 2. Nutritionally, these products are far superior to the majority of processed, sugary cereals you normally find on grocery shelves. Primarily found in whole-foods and health foods stores, Ezekiel cereals can also be purchased online, and range in cost from $4 to $5, per 16-ounce box.
Ezekiel Cereal has 382 Calories and 14.55 g of Protein per 100 gram serving according to the nutrition facts provided by the USDA Food Composition Database.
Ezekiel 4:9 Organic Sprouted Whole Grain Flourless cereals contain all organic sprouted ingredients including whole wheat, malted barley, whole millet, whole barley, almonds, whole lentils, whole soybeans, whole spelt, filtered water and sea salt 1. Each flavor begins with the same ingredients while Almond includes almonds, Golden Flax contains organic golden flax seeds and Cinnamon Raisin contains organic cinnamon and raisins.
Live grains refers to the type of grains that go into the breads and cereals made by Food for Life 2. According to Food for Life, while most breads contain whole-dry or milled grains, Food for Life takes whole grains, and allows them to sprout, before processing them 2. By doing this, the grain releases enzymes, which increases the nutritional value of the grain.
One serving of Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Cereal, Almond flavor, equal to ½ cup or 57 g, has 200 calories, 3 g of total fat, no cholesterol, 190 mg of sodium, 220 mg of potassium, 38 g or total carbohydrates, 6 g of dietary giver, 1 g of sugars and 8 g of protein 123.
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Ezekiel 4:9 cereals are kosher certified, organic, vegan, dairy and yeast free and flourless. These cereals are also low glycemic and diabetic friendly. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the glycemic value refers to how quickly or slowly food raises blood glucose levels, which has to do with how the process of digestion breaks down carbohydrates.
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- MyFitnessPal: Calories in Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Cereal Almond
- Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Bread. Food for Life.
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Based in Atlanta, Valerie Liles has been writing about landscape and garden design since 1980. As a registered respiratory therapist, she also has experience in family health, nutrition and pediatric and adult asthma managment. Liles holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Colorado State University and a Master of Science in technical communication from the University of Colorado.