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  • Review & Giveaway: Fiber One Dietary Guidelines Gift Pack

    A recent nutrition review concluded that eating fiber is associated with reduced risks of cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, and it also helps you feel satisfied, which makes it easier to stick to your diet and lose weight without feeling as hungry. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans say people should consume 25-38 grams of fiber daily, but the average American consumes only 15 grams.

    Fiber One wants to help make it easier for you to get the fiber you need by offering cereals that contain at least 30 percent of the Daily Value per serving. They sent our family their cereals to try out, and the Caramel Delight and Shredded Wheat were hits with adults and kids alike. Fiber One wants you to “let your taste buds be your guide and let Fiber One take care of the fiber,” so they’re offering a printable coupon for $0.75/1 Fiber One cereal.

    Fiber One is also giving one lucky CFO reader a Fiber One Dietary Guidelines Gift Pack that includes 5 boxes of Fiber One cereal in Original, Honey Clusters, Raisin Bran Clusters, Caramel Delight, and Shredded Wheat varieties.

    To enter this giveaway, simply fill out the form below. Email and RSS subscribers may need to click through to the blog in order to see the form. If you’re having trouble with your entry, you can go directly to the published form. This entry must be completed in order for your subsequent entries to be counted.

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    You can enter up to five times (one for each type), and you must complete the form once per entry. (To see the form again once you’ve completed it, just refresh the page.) Only one entry of each type per email address will be counted. I’ll select the winner using Random.org and announce them here on CFO as well as contact them by email. Winner must respond within 24 hours, otherwise their prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected. Additionally, these guidelines apply to all giveaways here at CFO.

    The giveaway ends at 9 p.m. PDT on Thursday, June 30, 2011, and is open to U.S. residents only. Good luck!

    Disclosure: The Fiber One product, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. Any opinions are my own. Read the full CFO disclosure policy here.