What Are Some Different Types of Cereal?


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Different types of cereal include Frosted Flakes, Cap'n Crunch, Lucky Charms, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, and Fruit Loops. Popular cereal manufacturers include Kellogg's, Post, General Mills, Quaker Oats, and Malt-O-Meal

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Popular cereal brands generally produce similar cereals as those sold by competitors and proprietary store brands. Cereal usually includes some combination of grains, corn and rice. Although the word "cereal" colloquially refers almost exclusively to the dry, boxed variety, products like oatmeal are actually wet cereals.

People of all ages enjoy cereal, but the vast majority of cereals target children through colorful packaging and mascots. Cereals marketed to children are often sugary, making their health benefits dubious.

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