Cereal continues to be the breakfast of champions – if you make the right choice. While too many boxes along the cereal aisle contain excess fat, sugar, and salt, there are plenty of whole-grain options too that are low in sugar, high in fiber, and full of protein.
*All nutritional amounts based on 1-cup serving. All cereals listed feature a whole grain as the first ingredient and are ranked based on their nutrition (ideally, with more than 5 grams of fiber and protein, and fewer than 10 grams sugar), their ingredient list, and taste.
Kellogg's Fiber Plus Cinnamon Oat Crunch
140 calories, 12g fiber, 4g protein, 9g sugar
This Cheerios-esque cereal is super-high in fiber, with a sweet cinnamon-coated crunch. The ingredient list is also surprisingly short for a mega-brand, with whole-wheat oat flour leading the list of fewer than 10 items. Kellogg's says the cereal is fortified with antioxidants, but we think you'll get more healthy micronutrients by adding some sliced fruit atop this oaty O.