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 1,020 milligrams of sodium per serving; General Mills Corn Chex, with 959 milligrams of sodium; Kellogg's Rice Krispies, with 950 milligrams of sodium; and Kraft's Post Toasties Corn Flakes, with 950 milligrams of sodium. Other high-sodium breakfast cereals include General Mills Golden Grahams, which have 895 milligrams of sodium per serving, and General Mills Kix, with 891 milligrams of sodium per serving.

Among hot cereal products, Quaker Instant Grits have 1,930 milligrams of sodium per serving. By contrast, Quaker instant oatmeal has just 72 milligrams of sodium per serving.