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Today's Modern Family, As Advertised

Jim Joseph | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Jim Joseph

It's actually kind of fun to see modern day portrayals of parenting, because the style is so vastly different than in generations past.

Here's 'How To Dad,' According To A Cheerios Commercial

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents

Parenting advice comes from all over. From your own parents, the books, everyone who has ever had a baby... And now, a cereal box? In a new commer...

19 Vegetarian Ways To Eat More Protein For Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living

You needn't add beans to your morning bowl of cereal to get a protein-packed breakfast. And you wouldn't dream of it, of course. But General Mills ...

Cheerios Protein Are Made With Lentils, But Do They Taste Like It?

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.29.2014 | Taste

We wanted to know if they would taste like dal.

General Mills Is Looking A Little Desperate With Cheerios Protein

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business

General Mills is giving Cheerios a protein boost in hopes of strengthening soggy sales. The newest offshoot of the 73-year-old cereal brand, "Cheer...

15 Guilt-Free Ways To Enjoy Your Favorite Carbs

Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

For people living with diabetes, managing carbohydrates plays a crucial role in keeping blood glucose under control. When regulating carbs, it may see...

Ethnic Diversity Influencing America's Culinary Experience

Jennifer Fields | Posted 06.01.2014 | Food
Jennifer Fields

Is the growth and presence of both populations influencing the culinary landscape in America?

Cheerios Embraces Ethnic Norm Shifting, But There Are Brand Missteps

Stephen Palacios | Posted 04.06.2014 | Black Voices
Stephen Palacios

Everyone is talking about Cheerios! The New York Times (article), Fox News, MSNBC and others have made an inter-ethnic family the cause de jour (MSN...

WATCH: Cheerios' 'Gracie' Ad Wins Most Adorable Award

Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

There's a reason people can't get enough of the Cheerios' interracial family ad campaign -- it's just that awesome. Featuring a house hold with a b...

Box Tops Help Big Food's Bottom Line

Andy Bellatti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

The educational environment should not serve as a blank canvas for food industry advertisers. While Box Tops for Education may appear to be a philanthropic effort, it is yet another example of industry's incessant and predatory -- and worse, school-sanctioned -- marketing to children.

GMO-Free, and Fewer Calories Too! Big Food Makes Some PR Moves

Kristin Wartman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Food
Kristin Wartman

Last week the food industry congratulated itself for cutting calories from its products, right after General Mills announced that Cheerios would henceforth be free of GMOs. But if you scratch just below the surface, you'll find little more than meaningless "changes" made for appearances' sake.

What Is Foodish and Why Do I Resist It?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I panic in restaurants sometimes. Is it the prices? Or the presence of employees paid to brush the breadcrumbs off my table between courses? ("You don...

Cheerios Make Huge Move

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Original Cheerios, one of America's favorite breakfast cereals, will now be GMO-free. In a major move, General Mills posted on its website today that ...

Top Interracial Moments of 2013

Atinuke O. Diver | Posted 03.02.2014 | Black Voices
Atinuke O. Diver

2013 was quieter than usual on the blog, but not when it came to stories about race and relationships in the 21st century. Here are the interracial moments that caught my eye (and side-eye) the year.

This Cereal's Message Is Unbelievable

Posted 10.11.2013 | Women

Would you like your cereal with a side of fat-shaming this morning? You're in luck. Twitter user @DrJaneChi shared the copy she spotted on a box...

Eat Healthier Now: Simple Swaps To Make In Your Next Meal

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

There are plenty of ways you may be looking to improve your health, and for every goal, there are countless diet changes you can make, from basic to d...

How Did Cheerios Think They Could Get Away With This?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy

Cheerios, you didn't really think you could get away with a new commercial comparing Cheerios to dead grandmas without getting made fun of by Stephen ...

Hilarious Cheerios Spoof Responds To Haters

Posted 06.13.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, not even an adorable little girl can melt the heart of a bigot. After a fierce, racist backlash on YouTube, the comments for the Cheerios...

How The Biracial Cheerios Ad SHOULD Have Ended

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

We're still trying to wrap our minds around how an adorable Cheerios commercial featuring a mixed race family could receive such racist backlash onlin...

WATCH: Mom In Controversial Cheerios Commercial Responds To Backlash

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.07.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial family has created a stir. Top executives at General Mills stand by their decision to feature the fam...

Cheerios Stands By Ad Featuring Mixed Race Family

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- A mom sits at her kitchen table when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios. "Mom," says the girl. "Dad told me Cheeri...

So This Happened

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

In response to critics who railed against Cheerios for featuring an interracial family in its newest ad, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell dedicated an entir...

Adorable Cheerios Commercial Gets Racist Backlash Online

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

An adorable Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial couple and their daughter generated such a strong racist backlash on YouTube that the comment...

Get Others to Share Your Ideas and to Buy

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

An anger-evoking true story that's spreading, "Exec loses job after allegedly slapping toddler on plane," quickly moved Dan Schawbel to write on Faceb...

The Big Brands Hiding Under Trader Joe's Labels

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Which big brands are lurking under Trader Joe's labels at almost half the price?