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Easy Way To Kick Off New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight

Starbucks has new nutrition-packed oatmeal at locations in Dana Point and Laguna Niguel to help you start eating healthier now that the holidays are over.

Easy Way To Kick Off New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight

No more eggnog or Christmas cookies, time to lose weight.

Every New Year’s people make their usual resolutions to join a gym and get fit. While the new Life Time Fitness hasn't opened yet, but broken ground, there is another way to start.

Starbucks of all folks might be able to help you kick off that diet.

Today and just in time for New Year’s resolutions, Starbucks launched a nutrition-packed way to start the day with its new Starbucks Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal.

It features a blend of steel-cut and rolled oats and new toppings including fresh blueberries, a fruit, nut and seed medley and agave syrup for a touch of sweetness.

Ready to eat in five minutes it is packed with seven grams of protein and six grams of fiber in a 280 calorie bowl.

“We know many people make wellness resolutions to kick-off the New Year and we’re excited to offer steel-cut oats and fresh fruit as part of our new oatmeal offering with Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal,” said Mary Wagner, Ph. D., senior vice president, research and development, Starbucks Coffee Company. “Starbucksoatmeal has been a customer favorite since its launch in 2008 and we’re committed to continuing to innovate and provide selections that support a healthy lifestyle.”

Also this winter, Starbucks Perfect Oatmeal will revamp with the new steel-cut and rolled oats blend, and a new name: Starbucks Classic Oatmeal. The trio of toppings – dried fruit blend, nut medley and brown sugar – remains available to customize the Classic Oatmeal. With 100 percent whole grains and a hearty texture, Starbucks Classic Oatmeal and Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal each provide one of the recommended daily servings of whole grain, according to the USDA My Pyramid guidelines.

Get the new oatmeal at these Laguna Niguel and Dana Point Starbucks

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