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Heart-Smart Doctors Recommend Post® Shredded Wheat

January 29, 2013

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Eating for heart health has never been so simple. A recent survey conducted by an independent third party research firm reveals 96 percent of experienced doctors(2) would recommend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy diet to help reduce the risk of heart disease.(1) The 100-year-old recipe for Post Shredded Wheat includes only one ingredient – whole-grain wheat. Vast research has tied a diet rich in whole grains to overall health, including reducing risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Few foods can offer such diverse benefits. ln addition to helping reduce the risk of heart disease, four out of five doctors recommend Post Shredded Wheat in maintaining a healthy heart and supporting healthy blood pressure levels.(1)

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“A healthy heart is essential to a person’s overall health and well-being. I recommend my patients start their day with a bowl of Post Shredded Wheat, or work Post Shredded Wheat into tasty recipes their whole family will love,” said Dr. Melina Jampolis, consulting internist and board-certified physician nutritionist for Post Foods, LLC. “Maintaining and improving your health can be simple. It’s about focusing on what’s good for you: a balanced diet including simple, whole-grain products like Post Shredded Wheat goodness.”

Post Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Original and Post Shredded Wheat Original contain zero sodium, 0g sugar and zero cholesterol per serving. They are made with 100% natural whole grain wheat and contain at least 47 grams of Whole Grain(3) per serving.

For more information on Post Shredded Wheat, visit www.PostShreddedWheat.com or www.facebook.com/PostShreddedWheat.

    (1)Based on an online survey of
     400 physicians conducted by
     Wakefield Research between June
     13 and June 27, 2012.  Results
     of any sample are subject to
     sampling variation. Chances are
     95 in 100 that a survey result
     does not vary, plus or minus, by
     more than 4.9 percentage points
     from the result that would be
     obtained if interviews had been
     conducted among all persons in
     the universe represented by this

    (2)Defined as doctors in practice
     15 or more years at the time of

    (3)Nutritionists recommend eating
     three or more servings of whole
     grain food per day (about 16g
     whole grain per serving)

About Post Foods, LLC
Post has enriched the lives of consumers, bringing quality foods to the breakfast table since the company’s founding in 1895. Post’s portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings to meet the taste and nutritional needs of all families, including such favorites as Honey Bunches of Oats®, Pebbles(TM), Great Grains®, Post Shredded Wheat®, Post® Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts®, and Honeycomb®. Post is dedicated to health and wellness, offering consumers a variety of cereal choices to meet their nutritional needs from whole grain and fiber to lower sugar offerings. For more information about Post Cereals, visit www.PostFoods.com.

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