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.
Uncle Sam Original Cereal
240 calories, 11g fiber, 9g protein, 1g sugar
This simple, but delicious cereal takes top place for its impressive amount of naturally occurring fiber and protein, found it its four non-genetically modified (non-gmo) ingredients. A unique combination of whole red winter wheat berries and whole flaxseeds delivers a nutty, crunchy taste, while the flax adds a healthy dose of the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid ALA.