What’s In Your Cereal?

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Americans love their cereal. No matter what your age is, there is nothing like a good bowl of cereal in the morning. Despite having healthy ingredients, however, some breakfast cereals have sugar or other sweeteners that can detract from the nutritional quality of the cereal. The best breakfast cereals have whole grains, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and little or no added sugars or artificial flavors. DietDetective.com has ranked 301 cereals. Here’s their list of healthy and Unhealthy cereals.

 

Ten “Healthiest” Cereals

1.     Nature’s Path Organic Millet Puffs  
2.    Barbara’s Shredded Wheat
3.    Kashi Whole Wheat Biscuits Autumn Wheat (Tied for 3rd place)
3.    Quaker Oats Old Fashioned (Tied for 3rd place)
5.    Nature’s Path Oatmeal Gluten Free Selections Homestyle
6.    Kashi  7 Whole Grain Cereals Puffs
7.    Post Shredded Wheat Original Spoon Size
8.    Nature’s Path Qi’a Superfood Chia, Buckwheat & Hemp Original Flavor
9.    Post Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Wheat’n Bran
10. Nature’s Path Original Hot Oatmeal

 

Ten “Unhealthiest” Cereals (Lowest Ranked Cereals First)

1. General Mills Monsters Boo Berry (Tied for last place)
1. Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats (Tied for last place)
1. Post Fruity Pebbles (Tied for last place)
1. Post Summer Berry Pebbles (Tied for last place)
1. General Mills Chocolate Lucky Charms (Tied for last place)
6. Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cocoa Krispies
7. General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch Frosted Toast Crunch
8. Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes 
9. Quaker  Honey Graham Oh’s 
10. Kellogg’s Granola Low-fat Granola Multigrain with Raisins

 

*View the full report here: www.dietdetective.com/cereal.pdf