Which Breakfast Cereals Are Low in Sodium?

Some low-sodium breakfast cereal options include Quaker's Puffed Rice and Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats, Toasted Brown Sugar Squares and Raisin Squares, according to CNN. Other options include Quaker Sun Country Granola with Raisins and Dates and Kellogg's Strawberry Squares. Each of these cereal choices range from 0.5 milligrams of sodium for the Puffed Rice to 16.5 milligrams of sodium for the Strawberry Squares per 1-cup serving.

Other low-sodium breakfast cereals include Quaker's 100 Percent Natural with Oats, Honey, and Raisins and Quaker's Sun Country Granola with Almonds. Super Sugar Crisp and Blueberry Squares are also low in sodium, notes CNN.

Some breakfast cereals with the highest amounts of sodium include Malt-o-Meal Corn Flakes, with 300 milligrams of sodium per serving; General Mills Corn Chex, with 220 milligrams of sodium per serving; Kellogg's Rice Krispies, with 125 milligrams of sodium per serving; and Kraft's Post Toasties Corn Flakes, with 270 milligrams of sodium per serving. Other high-sodium breakfast cereals include General Mills Golden Grahams, which have 320 milligrams of sodium per serving, and General Mills Kix, with 180 milligrams of sodium per serving.

Among hot cereal products, Quaker Instant Grits have 310 milligrams of sodium per serving. By contrast, Quaker instant oatmeal has just 75 milligrams of sodium per serving.