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2010-12-10 06:15:00

American Fortune500 corporation General Mills is lowering the sugar content in its children's breakfast cereals to no more than 10 grams per serving from 11 grams a year ago, as the company continues to address childhood obesity. General Mills said it has now achieved average sugar reductions of 14 percent on cereals advertised to children since 2007, with some cereals reduced as much as 28 percent in the same time period. The cutback in sugar by the maker of cereals such as Lucky Charms...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.