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HEART-SMART DOCTORS RECOMMEND POST® SHREDDED WHEAT

The results are in! Nine out of 10 physicians recommend Post Shredded Wheat for maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the risk of heart disease1

PARSIPPANY, NJ (January 29, 2013) — 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 doctors2 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. In 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

“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 Grain3 per serving.

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

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™, 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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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 sample.

2 Defined as doctors in practice 15 or more years at the time of surveying.

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

Nine out of 10 physicians recommend Post Shredded Wheat for maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the risk of heart disease
Nine out of 10 physicians recommend Post Shredded Wheat for maintaining a healthy heart and reducing the risk of heart disease
96 percent of experienced doctors would recommend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy diet to help reduce the risk of heart disease.
96 percent of experienced doctors would recommend Post Shredded Wheat as part of a healthy diet to help reduce the risk of heart disease.

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