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.
Nature's Path Heritage Bites
140 calories, 7g fiber, 4g protein, 4g sugar
This Life Cereal look-alike has more fiber and protein than the Quaker Oats classic, and is made whole-wheat meal and the ancient wheat grain, Kamut. Crushed quinoa seeds add protein and extra crunch.