Cereal provides more fibre, iron, folic acid, and zinc and less fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol, compared with other breakfast foods. Researchers also found that people who eat cereal have better overall diets. They drink more milk eat less fat,and fizzy drinks. Breakfast often is touted as the most important meal of the day, and that’s true whether you fill up on healthy museli or sugar-packed cereal.When you eat cereal in the morning, you’re less likely to experience cravings for unhealthy, high-calorie and high-fat foods later in the day. According to research from the International Journal of Obesity, skipping the morning meal is associated with obesity as well as with decreased vitality and impaired social, emotional and mental health functioning. Thus, it’s better to eat a bowl of any type of cereal in the morning than to skip breakfast – but you can up the benefits by choosing a nutritious variety.