Choose a cereal with the first ingredient listed as a whole grain.
Examples: whole wheat, whole corn
Rolled oats and oat flakes are also considered whole grain. Rice, rice flour, corn flour, corn meal, wheat flakes, and wheat flour are not whole grains.
Choose a cereal with less than 10 grams of sugar per serving.
Choose a cereal with at least 3 grams of fiber per 100 calories.
How much fiber do I need in a day?
Choose a cereal with no more than 1 gram of saturated fat per serving.
How much saturated fat can I have in a day?
Choose a cereal with less than 100 mg per serving.Source:
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