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Possibly the first "health food" - these were invented in the 1870"s by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg to help a patient who had broken her false teeth. They were intended to be a dried snack, but when marketed instantly became popular with milk and sugar or maple syrup as a breakfast dish. See also "Shredded Wheat"

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