My #RealMumsAllBran 5 day challenge

Learning to love your tummy can be part of being a busy mum. I know that I try to make sure that I have a good breakfast each morning. If I don’t my tummy is soon telling me that it is not happy, and I find myself snacking on bad foods for the rest of the morning?

I was invited to take part in the #RealMumsAllBran 5-day challenge, and was excited to find a new breakfast cereal. All-Bran now comes in 3 tasty new flavours, chocolate wheat’s, Golden Crunch and red berry crunch. The challenge to try the new All-Bran cereals for 5 consecutive days and see if it made a difference.

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The first packet that we opened of chocolate wheat’s didn’t last for 5 days as we all had a bowl, agreeing that they are very tasty and feel more like a luxury cereal than a healthy one. The boy and Dad M opened the Golden Crunch, while I enjoyed the Red Berry Crunch. Both are very tasty cereals, and by the end of day 3 I started to notice a difference.

Instead of the 11am lull that usually means a biscuit tin raid, I found that I could go all the way through to lunch without the usual tummy rumbles. The new all bran flavours were a nice change from the blander cereals I usually choose. They complimented the grapefruit which I have each breakfast, and were not at all bran like.

Learning to love my tummy as part of the #RealMumsAllBran challenge, made me think that I should start to take better care of my tummy too. I am always worrying about my boys health, and thinking about what he is eating. The lesson should start with me looking after myself. I know it’s a cliché, but thinking about the example that I set for the boy is possibly more important, so eating a good healthy breakfast is a great start.

Bran is a very important part of your daily diet, and as a mum of a child with severe constipation, I have a new-found respect for all the different types of fibre needed in your diet. The boy needs to have a balance of soluble and insoluble fibre as well as the medicines which will stop the need for any further disimpaction sessions. Having a regular breakfast of bran, is something the dietitian has recommended to us, and the New All-Bran new cereals are a great and tasty solution.

Next time you find yourself hungry at 11am then why not try the All-Bran 5 day challenge, and see if it stops the tummy rumbles for you, I know it’s worked for me!

This post is an entry for the Real Mums of All-Bran Linky Challenge, sponsored by Kellogg’s

7 thoughts on “My #RealMumsAllBran 5 day challenge

  1. It is difficult when you have children to find time to look after yourself isn’t it. This is an easy way to give yourself the right start to the day!

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