What Are the Top 10 Healthiest Cereals?


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The healthiest cereals are Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats, Post Grape Nuts, General Mills Cheerios and Total Whole Grain Plus and Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs. A few others are General Mills Fiber One and Kix, Kellogg's Special K Protein Plus and All Bran, and Quaker Oats Quick Oats.

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Frosted Mini Wheats has 6 grams of protein and fiber and is only 200 calories per serving. Grape Nuts is a whole grain cereal with 7 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein and is high in iron. Cheerios has only 100 calories per cup and 1 gram of sugar.

Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs is only 70 calories per serving. Total Whole Grain provides almost 100 percent of the USDA's recommendations for vitamins and minerals in a 3/4 cup serving and only has 5 grams of sugar. Fiber One has 14 grams of fiber in only 1/2 cup and is low in calories, fat and sodium. Special K Protein Plus has 10 grams of protein in every 3/4 cup of cereal and 5 grams of fiber per serving.

Kix has a larger serving size than most cereals at 1 1/4 cup. Each serving has 3 grams of sugar and fiber and is made with whole grain corn. All Bran has 10 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein, and is low in calories and sodium. Quaker Oats Quick Oats contains 5 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Oatmeal is naturally low in sugar and sodium.

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