Older people generally find it difficult to digest complex cereals that are rich in insoluble fibers and high in gluten content. Shredded wheat is one such commercialized wheat flakes that are much better in nutritional aspects that rice flakes or corn flakes. Some of the health benefits of it for older people during tough winter times are:
- prevents common gastric ailments that can ruin your health in winter
- nurtures beneficial bacteria in gut and helps in proper food assimilation and digestion.
- good source of iron and Vitamin E
If you are looking for some healthy comparison between corn flakes and shredded wheat, then read the article on the same.